1966 – Rhodesia First Definitive Series Overprinted “Independence”

Rhodesia

1966 – Rhodesia First Definitive Series Overprinted “Independence”

Details

  • Date of Issue: 17th January, 1966
  • Date Withdrawn: 31st May, 1966
  • Date Invalidated: 1st December, 1969
  • Designer:
    • Definitive Series – Victor Whiteley
    • Churchill – Harry Baxter
  • Printer: Harrison and Sons Ltd, London
  • Process: Photogravure
  • Paper: White with clear gum
  • Watermark: None
  • Perf:
    • ½d to 4d – 14.5
    • 6d to 2/6d – 13.5 x 13
    • 5s to £1 – 14.5 x 14
    • 5/- Churchill – 14.5
  • Cylinders:
    • 1A (All values)
    • 1B (6d, 9d, 1/3d values)
  • Sheet:
    • ½d to 4d – 20 x 12
    • 6d to £1 – 10 x 6
    • 5/- Churchill – 10 x 6
  • Quantity:
    • ½d – 648,720
    • 1d – 839,360
    • 2d – 1,013,680
    • 3d – 398,880
    • 4d – 959,280
    • 6d – 238,740
    • 9d – 236,880
    • 1s – 238, 500
    • 1/3d – 239,800
    • 2s – 64,680
    • 2/6d – 237,180
    • 5s – 39,300
    • 10s – 58,920
    • £1 – 83,700
    • 5/- Churchill – 20,000

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