WESTERN AUSTRALIA – The Postal Markings Illustrated (PMI) Compiled by The Western Australia Study Group, and Co-ordinated by Brian Pope.
SUPPLEMENT to Postal Markings Illustrated
This is the original PMI as published from December 1984 to May 2002. On-going amendments and information on new offices and datestamps will be published in an associated Supplement to PMI on this web site.
A full list of Western Australian Postmarks as at May 2002 – Extracted from Western Australia Postal Markings Illustrated – may be found here
Date extensions and details of unrecorded datestamps should be sent via the Comments form on the ‘Contact Us’ page. Scans for verification should be provided once acknowledgement of your form has been received alternatively send any details and supporting photocopies to
The convenor, PO Box 423, Claremont,Western Australia, 6910.
Ambit / Background / Nomenclature / Illustrations / Types…
The Handstamps and their Makers / Abbreviations / Location Guide
The Postal Markings Illustrated
Letter A – ABBA RIVER – AYLEN’S (SIDING) EXTENDED DATES – LETTER A
Letter B – BAANDEE – BYFORD
Letters C-E – CABBAGE TREE – EYRE
Letters F-J – FAIRBRIDGE – JURIEN
Letters K-L – KALAMUNDA – LYONS CAMP
Letter M – MACKIES SIDING – MYAREE
Letters N-O – NABAWA(H) – OVERLAND
Perth and Offices
Letter P – not Perth – PADBURY – PUNDANO
Letters Q-S – QUAIRADING – SWAN VIEW WEST
Letters T-V – TALGARNO – VLAMING HEAD
Letters W-Z – WADDERIN HILL – ZANTHUS
Appendices: Datestamp Information and Suppliers
APPENDIX 1: Postmarking Regulations, 1830 to 1976
APPENDIX 2: Office Status Criteria, 1905-1912
APPENDIX 3: Technical Matters
APPENDIX A: Typical Impressions from Hand Postmarkers
APPENDIX 4: Handstamp Suppliers, Colonial Period
APPENDIX 5: Handstamp Suppliers, Commonwealth Period
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