Western Australia: 1869 - 1988.
Overview of date stamps for Telegraphic work.

Especially from about the mid-1880s, a variety of date stamps were used which had a reference in some way to the TELEGRAPH.

A summary of these inscriptions is provided below with hyperlinks to pages giving full details of issue and use in Western Australia.

E.T.O. (Electric Telegraph Office)
Only for Broome.
Post & Telegraph Office. Telegraphs (steel/rubber)
ETO Newcastle Fremantle


Telegraph Office\ (steel/rubber)


The Telegraph Station inscription was only used at two stations :
Laverton and Port Hedland.

Cue TO Laverton

Other date stamps which have an Office with a unique inscription are:

For details of the Australian classification scheme for Telegraph date stamps, click on the hyperlink.