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Telegraph stamps of the World

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Up a level Not my site, but
a good reference:
Post Office Telegraphs Ceylon Telegraphs HongKong Telegraphs India Telegraphs Jamaica Telegraphs Orange Free State Telegraphs Orange Free State Telegraphs Australia
GB Ceylon Hong Kong India Jamaica Natal OFS Australia and states
Up a level by Dave Elsmore.
Matabeleland Telegraphs Sarawack Telegraphs Sudan Telegraphs Transvaal Telegraphs Uganda Railway NSW Telegraphs Western Australia Telegraphs Western Australia Telegraphs
Other Africa Sarawak Sudan Transvaal Uganda New South Wales Western Australia Other Australia


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Queensland South Australia Victoria

Other Australia



Only this example is currently known from a black and white image. Date unknown, colour unknown.

H1   courtesy of ozrevenues.com


Hisc. Desc. Mint Used
H1 3d Colour ? - -



South Australia

Only two examples are currently known from black and white images. Printed on card circa 1904, perf 5½.

South Australia phone-ticket
H1   courtesy of ozrevenues.com


Hisc. Desc. Mint Used
H1 4d brown. Black overprint. - -




Circa 1902, only this example is currently known.
Printed on card in vertical strips Perf.11 between.

H1   courtesy of ozrevenues.com


Hisc. Desc. Mint Used
H1 1d Blue and black - -


I would really like to hear from anyone with these or other examples of Australian Telephone stamps.


I was intrigued by these South Australian overprints:

Australia S.T.   Australia S.T.
According to Wiki these were used to identify stamps for use by the Superintendent of Telegraphs from 1 April 1868 until 1874,
when they were replaced by the letters "O.S." for general official use.

The implication seems to be that they were for postal use for official telegraph business.

This has a Telegraph Office cancel and appears to be on Telegraph Stationery.

Burnie Telegraph Office
It was used in Burnie, Tasmania on 10 December 1953.



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