JOURNAL OF THE RHODESIAN STUDY CIRCLE: NO. 280 AUGUST 2020

  • Editorial                                                                                        
  • Membership News and Information                         
  • Matters Arising                                                                            
  • Members Ask                                                                               
  • Members Share                                                                       
  • Reports of Meetings:
  • Melbourne (9 and 10 May, 2020)                                
  • Manchester (30 May, 2020)      
  • Air mail between Rhodesia and Russia in the 1930’s – Peter Wingent
  • Soliloquies – Dirk Kind
  • An early share certificate from the Bulawayo Stock Exchange – Mike Barter
  • A ‘receipt’ postcard from Kasama – Mark Thomas
  • An interesting 1910 Quitrent variation ex Bulawayo – Patrick Flanagan
  • Tschinde – a pictorial review from the African Lakes Archives – Stuart Ross
  • Rhodesia & Nyasaland Archival Material – Patrick Flanagan   
  • World War II Mail – Keith Harrop
  • Some Northern Rhodesia cancels from the Federation Period – Terry Devine      
  • Plumtree School – Mike Hughes   
  • A forty-year love affair – Bob Gibbs   
  • A Tale of Two Plates –  A Doublehead Puzzle Explored – Bob Looker
  • Alfred Bertrand 1856 – 1924, Geneva explorer, adventurer and philanthropist Ian Menzies
  • Joseph Edward McMaster: Postmaster General – British Central Africa – Brian Coop
  • The 1924 Double Head “Remainders” – Another Update – Peter Merrick, Simon Hensman and Robert Gallimore
  • A cover to Miss Borrow – Derek Lambert, Mike Barter and Dirk Kind     
  • North of the Zambesi revisited – Tony Banks
  • Samuel Koslowsky – Family Matters in Philately – Walter Herdzik   
  • Samuel Koslowsky, my Father – Sonja Stein
  • An Entire from Livingstone in October, 1913 – Bob Gibbs

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Journal of the Rhodesian Study Circle: No.279 June 2020

Vol. 70 No.3 June 2020/No.279

Contents
  • Editorial
  • From the RSC Council
  • Members News and Information
  • Book Review
  • A new world in philately
  • Matters Arising
  • Members Ask
  • Members Share
  • Reports of RSC Meetings
    • ‘Virtual’ Meetings (11/4/2020)
  • In Search of the “Intruder” – Allen Kirkpatrick and David Spivack
  • On stamps, birds and Mana Pools – H.D. Mitchell
  • The story of two Gatoomas: a forgotten history of philatelic significance – Rob Burrett
  • The story around an 1899 postal stationery card from Barotseland – Patrick Flanagan and Sean Burke
  • Northern Rhodesia hand sketched essays (competitive) for the 1953 Rhodes Centenary Issue – Patrick Flanagan
  • Air mail cover from Southern Rhodesia to Seychelles – Peter Wingent
  • Early Rhodesian newspapers: 1891 Mashonaland Herald, 1894 Matabele Times and 1897 The Nugget – Patrick Flanagan
  • The Role of Chinde in the Early Mails of BCA and North-Eastern Rhodesia – Mark Ladd
  • The Glasgow Zambesia and the Coillard Memorial Hall in Livingstone, Zambia – Sean Burke
  • On Monteverdi from Sefula – Patrick Flanagan
  • The Abolition of Slavery in Barotseland – Paul Peggie and Sean Burke
  • Quitrent in Rhodesia 1894 to 1934 Adrian de Bourbon and Christopher Cooksey
  • A United Nations and Kariba Dam Cover – Walter Herdzik
  • 1917 Rhodesia Inverted Penny Surcharges – Dave Cooper
  • The King and Queen Issue of 1910 One Penny with Compound Perforations – Bernard Livermore
  • One of the remarkable women in Barotseland – Sean Burke (with help from Keith Harrop & Peter Wingent)
    A new £1 Double Head? – Simon Hensman
  • Three Double Head ‘CTO’ discoveries – Robert Gallimore
  • Gunboat Mail – HMS Herald, Zambezi River 1895 – Brian Coop
  • UMCA Series 3 Postcards – Colin Gardner
  • Celebrating Kariba’s Diamond Jubilee on 17 May, 2020 – Jono Waters
  • The First Postmaster at Kazungula and Sesheke – Sean Burke and Patrick Flanagan
  • A RSC Imaginary Zoom Meeting

RSC Journal: No.272 February 2019

Vol. 69 No.1 February 2019/No.272

Contents
  • Editorial
  • Report of the Chairman
  • Membership News and Information
  • Matters Arising
  • Members Ask
  • Members Share
  • Meetings and Exhibitions:
    • Melbourne (2/12/2018)
  • Who was the J F Chase, the addressee on 1932 First Flight Cover featured on th front of the December, 2018, RSCJ 271?  – Peter Hankins
  • Sir Percy Stillitoe: From British South Africa Police to number one of M.I.5 – Mike Barter
  • The Waxed Moustache – A Closer Look  – Julian Schamroth
  • More on the Truncated Waxed Moustache – Stephen Reah-Johnson
  • Too long a journey to Kawimbe – Mark Thomas
  • The Reuters Private Telegraph Stamps of Matabeleland Part 1 – Julian Schamroth
  • The Colours and Printings of the 5/- Rhodesia Double Head – Stephen Reah-Johnson and Simon Hensman
  • The Colours and Printings of the 7/6d Rhodesia Double Head – Stephen Reah-Johnson and Simon Hensman
  • Malawi Today – Stuart Ross
  • Postcard Forum: Victoria Falls – Andrew Wilkie

RSC Journal: No.271 December 2018

Vol. 68 No.5 December 2018/No.271

Contents
  • Editorial
  • Membership News and Information
  • Obituary: Danny Swart RDPSA
  • RSC Website
  • Matters Arising
  • Members Ask
  • Members Share
  • Meetings and Exhibitions:
    • Cape Town (14/07/2018)
    • Harare (06/10/2018)
    • Melbourne (20/10/2018)
    • South West England (20/10/2018)
    • Johannesburg (22/09/2018)
    • London (27/10/2018)
  • MalawiToday – Stuart Ross
  • Armbruster –  A Reappraisal – Brian Coop
  • Tales from the Archive: The Selukwe-Sebanga Poort Story – plus Bonsor – Selukwe Station – Jenifer Barry
  • The BSAC Admiral ½d Postal Stationery Newspaper Wrapper – More Questions than Answers – David Spivack
  • The Southern Rhodesia Cecil Rhodes Centenary and 1953 Coronation Issue – Kevin Corrigan
  • A 1899 Cover from Hartley to Tibet seen in a recent Spink Auction
  • The Colours and Printings of the 3d Rhodesia Double Head – Stephen Reah-Johnson and Simon Hensman
  • The Colours and Printings of the 2/6d Rhodesia Double Head – Stephen Reah-Johnson and Simon Hensman
  • Commercial Mail from the U.K. carried on a RANA first flight – Peter Wingent
  • Postcard Forum: Tokim – Andrew Wilkie
  • The Conundrum caused by a Deceased Estate Inventory – Adrian de Bourbon
  • Postmarks of Selous used during Federation – Tony Banks
  • A 1912 Receipt: the more you look, the greater the find – Sean Burke
  • Nyasaland Tales – John Shawley

RSC Journal: No.270 September 2018

Vol. 68 No.4 September 2018/No.270

Contents
  • Editorial
  • Membership News and Information
  • Website Update – James Gavin
  • Obituaries: John Barbour, Ross Woods, Colin Nethersole and Sandy Jardine
  • Matters Arising
  • Members Ask
  • Members Share
  • Meetings and Exhibitions:
    • Bonn (1-3/6/2018)
    • Harare (19/05/2018)
    • South West England (20/05/2018)
    • Melbourne (23/06/2018)
    • London (30/06/2018)
    • Johannesburg (23/06/2018)
  • The Colours and Printings of the 2/- Admiral Double Head – Stephen Reah-Johnson and Simon Hensman
  • The Colours and Printings of the 10/- Admiral Double Head – Stephen Reah-Johnson and Simon Hensman
  • The Colours and Printings of the £1 Admiral Double Head – Stephen Reah-Johnson and Simon Hensman
  • The Fascinating Story of the 4d RSC ‘D’ Double Head – the ‘Ghostly’ Head – Bob Gibbs
  • Tales from the Archives: The Selukwe-Sebanga Poort Story – Dave Collis
  • The Craigmore Postal Agency – Mark Loomis
  • Artwork for the 2003 Zimbabwe Endangered Medicinal Herbs Issue designed by Margaret Tredgold – Geoff Brakspear
  • Postal History from the Shona Rising of 1896 – Ian Johnstone
  • A Look at the Printing of Stamps – Colin Hoffman
  • Tobacco – Mark Thomas
  • The Arcturus Skeleton Cancel – Bob Gibbs
  • The 1d. Cape Postal Stationery Cards Overprinted “Mashonaland” (Part 2) – Andrew Wilkie
  • A Postcard and a tractor – Sean Burke
  • 1985 Primates of Zambia Original Artwork – Adam Goulding

RSC Journal: No.269 July 2018

Vol. 68 No.3 July 2018/No.269

Contents
  • Editorial
  • Membership News and Information
  • RSC 70th Anniversary Conference at the Victoria Falls (18-22 March, 2018)
  • RSC 70th Anniversary Conference at Nailcote Hall, Warwickshire (20-22 April 2018)
  • RSC 70th Anniversary Conference at WESTPEX San Francisco (27-29 April, 2018)
  • A Trek into Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • In Appreciation

RSC Journal: No.268 June 2018

Vol. 68 No.2 June 2018/No.268

Content
  • Editorial
  • Membership News and Information
  • Matters Arising
  • Members Ask
  • Members Share
  • Meetings and Exhibitions:
    • London (27/01/2018)
    • Harare (03/02/2018)
    • Melbourne (11/02/2018)
    • NAPA (30/4 -03/05/2018)
    • Cape Town (10/03/2018)
    • Johannesburg (23/04/2018)
  • Some early Rhodesian postcards – Bill O’Connell
  • Certificate of Transfer – John Knight
  • Two More Quitrent Receipts – Gunnar Strehmel
  • More about censorship mail to and from No.1 Squadron, Southern Rhodesia Air Force and (RAF) (Rhodesia) Squadron – David Lee
  • The Colours and Printing of the 4d Double Head – Stephen Reah-Johnson and Simon Hensman
  • Remembering U.D.I. – Peter Hankins 
  • Coca Cola and Pepsi Advertising Covers – James Gavin
  • Southern Rhodesia Air Letter Forms – An Update – Adrian de Bourbon
  • BSAP Real Photograph Postcard from Salisbury 1906 – Jeremy Jackman
  • Thornton’s Stripes: The Spectacular Flaw on the 6d Admiral – Julian Schamroth
  • Postcard Forum: Sallo Epstein & Co. – Andrew Wilkie

RSC Journal: No.265 September 2017

Vol. 67 No.3 September 2017/No.265

Content
  • Editorial
  • Membership News and Information
  • Obituaries – Bill Wallace and Cecil Russell
  • Book Reviews
  • RSC 70th Anniversary Celebrations
  • Matters Arising
  • Members Ask
  • Members Share
  • Reports of Meetings and Exhibitions:
    • Cape Town (13/05/2017)
    • Melbourne (10/06/2017)
    • South West England (21/05/2017)
    • Johannesburg (22/04/2017)
    • London (17/06/2017)
    • Melbourne (24/06/2017)
    • York Show (21-22/07/2017)
  • The Livingstone Provincial Stamps: SG280 and 281 – Phil Plimmer
  • First Day Cancels on the BSAC Admirals – A Rare Thing – Bob Gibbs
  • The BSAC Die 1 8d Admiral – Historical Overview and Identification – David Spivack
  • Postal History Surprises in Lancashire – Keith Harrop
  • A Question of Location: Mulugushi Postal Agency open 108 days – Adam Goulding 
  • The Colours and Printings of the 5d Double Head – Stephen Rhea-Johnson and Simon Hensman
  • A few thoughts on the 5d Double Head (an amuse bouche for Double Head Collectors) – Mark Thomas
  • From Bechuanaland to BSA Co. and back again. Tati Matabeleland/Francistown Post Offices – Mike Barter
  • Fort Young: a rare Northern Rhodesia SC Cancellation – Mike Barter
  • Postcard Forum: Argus Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd, Salisbury – Geoff Brakspear
  • A 1909 HG 11a Paris Missionary Society card – Patrick Flanagan
  • Of Kuruman, Moffat and Mzilikazi: a 1835 cover with a story – Peter Hickman
  • The Bulawayo Serrated Receipt Cancellation – Mike Hughes
  • Tales from the Archives – Matabeleland: The 1896 post-rebellion Police and Native Department Posts – Dave Collis
  • Lobengula’s Seal – Jack Joyce
  • Postcard Forum: J M Mein(Umtali) and more… – Andrew Wilkie
  • Gabriel Ellison – a remarkable woman – Adam Goulding
  • Northern Rhodesia censored registered cover posted from Lusaka APO 52 to Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia – Joan Soriano
  • A Late Bloomer – Brain Coop
  • The Colours and Printings of the 8d Double Head – Stephen Rhea-Johnson and Simon Hensman
  • A third Matabele Rebellion item recovered from the stagecoach attacked near Shangani – Peter Hickman

No.264 June 2017

Vol. 67 No.2 June 2017/No.264

Content
  • Editorial
  • Membership News and Information
  • Matters Arising
  • Members Ask
  • Members Share
  • Reports of Meetings and Exhibitions
    • Cape Town (11/2/2017)
    • Harare (4/2/2017)
    • Johannesburg (21/1/2017)
    • Melbourne (1/4/2017)
    • The 2017 Conference and AGM including the pre-conference workshop (5-9/4/2017)
  • B.S.A.C. Quitrent Receipt – Gunnar Strehmel
  • Majuba Day 1900 – Richard Barnett
  • Spink Auction Review: The Graham Cooper Collection of King George VI Stamps – Tony Plumbe
  • More Artwork for Zambian Stamps – Adam Goulding
  • Letters from two Prime Ministers – Rob Bell
  • The Colours and Printings of the 6d Rhodesia Double Head – Stephen Reah-Johnson and Simon Hensman 
  • Tales from the Archives – Inseza – Dave Collis
  • Tales from the Archives – The Insiza River Crossing on the Belingwe Road or the Inseza Sequel – Dave Collis
  • Postcard Forum: S. Koefman, Salisbury – Geoff Brakspear

No.115 September 1981

 

Vol. 31 No.3  September 1981/No.115

Contents:

Editorial

Circle News:

  • Notice of Meetings
  • Members’ List
  • Reports of Meetings:
    • South Africa (Vrijstaat 81): July 1981
  • Hon. Secretary’s Notes
  • Auction News
  • Bookshelf

Matters Arising

Members Ask

Post Marks

Postcard Fair

Research Reports

  • The Waterlow Questions

Article:

  • The Postal and Railway Strikes of 1920 and their Effects  on the Rhodesian Postal Services – Jeremy Godfrey
  • Some Notes on Stamp Printers and their Methods of Printing with Specific Reference to B.S.A. Co. Stamps – Colin Hoffman
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