JOURNAL OF THE RHODESIAN STUDY CIRCLE: NO. 292 August 2022

  • Editorial
  • Membership News and Information
  • As we approach our 75th Anniversary
  • Book Review
  • Auction Review: Spink 12 May, 2022 – Tony Plumbe
  • Auction Preview: The Simon Hensman Double Head Collection
  • Matters Arising
  • Members Ask
  • Members Share
  • Reports of RSC Meetings:
  • Manchester Virtual (21 May, 2022)
  • South West England (22 May, 2022)
  • The Nyasaland Emergency – Keith Harrop
  • The 1d 1946 Victory Stamp – Christopher Cooksey
  • 1903 ½d BSAC postcard used in 1905 to Lady Grey – Adrian de Bourbon
  • Christmas Cards – Adrian de Bourbon
  • Zimbabwe Stamp Printing National Printing & Packaging, Harare “NATPRINT” – Patrick Flanagan
  • The Revenue Stamps and Documents of Southern Rhodesia 1924-1953 – Adrian de Bourbon
  • The Triple Circle Cancels of Rhodesia – Dirk Kind
  • “The Queen” – Cracking the DNA code of the Bi-Colour Double Head Plates – Simon Hensman
  • Fiscal use of the ½d Livingstone Provisional – Peter Hickman
  • An unusual position for a Northern Rhodesia sheet number – Charles Rudge
  • Northern Rhodesia “Used Abroad” legitimately on ACTIVE SERVICE – Peter Hickman
  • Empress Mine – Brian Radcliffe
  • Nyasaland Postage Dues – a selection – Keith Harrop
  • The Active Card Service – Christopher Cooksey
  • A letter from Lobengula – King of the Amandabele – Keith Harrop
  • In search of the Half-penny Double Head – Sean Burke
  • Serendipity: Bulawayo 1959 – Andrew Wilson
  • Choice and previously un-displayed postal history – Peter Hickman
  • Favourite items of postal history from the Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland period
  • Salisbury 22mm. Single Circle telegraph Cancellation – Mike Barter

JOURNAL OF THE RHODESIAN STUDY CIRCLE: NO. 291 JUNE 2022

  • Editorial                                                                                          
  • Membership News and Information                           
  • Matters Arising                                                                            
  • Members Ask                                                                               
  • Members Share                                                                          
  • Reports of Exhibitions and RSC Meetings:
  • North America Virtual (12/3/2022) 
  • Manchester Virtual (19/3/2022) 
  • Cape Town (12/2/2022)
  • Un-adopted Zambian Essay – Adam Goulding         
  • RSC AGM and Conference         
  • BCA and Nyasaland Embossed Revenue Stamps – Colin Fraser         
  • Some items of post World War II philately – Keith Harrop       
  • Southern Rhodesia Large Falls Issues – Patrick Flanagan         
  • Late usage of stamps at the end of the BSACo. Administration – Mike Barter         
  • Police farm certificate of right No. 371 James McPartland – Mike Barter
  • Combination postage airmail covers: Companhia de Moçambique and Southern Rhodesia – David Bradley             
  • Communications with Prisoners of War Interned Abroad: Postal Notice no. 17 of 1940       
  • Italians at Internment Camp No. 5 near Fort Victoria: some mail and art – Colin Hoffman & Keith Harrop                 
  • ‘Images, Icons and Identity’ philatelic representations of colonial Africa before and after the First World War – Ian Menzies         
  • Taxed Mail to Sam Kelly – Keith Harrop         
  • Rhodesian and Zimbabwean military formation and unit cachets: Part 3 – The Independent Companies of The Rhodesia Regiment – Richard Berry     
  • The Hartley Internment Camp – Keith Harrop         
  • Our Man in Gwelo – Charles Rudge         
  • The BSAC Admiral Newspaper Wrapper – Update No. 3 – David Spivack         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOURNAL OF THE RHODESIAN STUDY CIRCLE: NO. 285 June 2021

  • Editorial                                                                                     
  • Membership News and Information                           
  • Obituary: Ian Lane                                                                             
  • Obituary: Gunnar Strehmel                                                                   
  • Matters Arising                                                                             
  • Members Ask                                                                                 
  • Members Share       
  • Reports of Meetings:
  • Johannesburg (24/10/2020)       
  • South West UK Virtual (4/3/2021)       
  • Manchester Virtual (13/2/2021)       
  • Manchester Virtual (13//2021)       
  • North America Virtual (10/4/2021)       
  • 1932 Northbound First Flights to off-line Destinations beyond Africa – Christopher Cooksey     
  • Barotseland-related cover – Justin Corfield       
  • The remarkable Arms 2/6d SG85 issued Nov 1906, Overprinted Rhodesia 1909 and then Surcharged – Dave Cooper       
  • Stanley Gibbons—Autumn Africa Auction 2020.
  • A strange place to discover Christmas greetings from your Grandfather – Peter Hankins     
  • Northern Rhodesia Tourist Publicity Labels – Walter Herdzik       
  • In search of Native Commissioner cancels – Paul Peggie       
  • More on pre-printed envelopes – Patrick Flanagan       
  • Stewart Wright of Abercorn – Anita McCullough
  • Transition from Rhodesia to Southern Rhodesia – the interim period 1 October, 1923 until 31 March, 1924 – Keith Harrop       
  • Early Postal facilities on the Gwanda Goldbelt – Rob Burrett   
  • Nyasaland 1953 Overprinted Revenue Stamps -Stuart Ross       
  • Special Feature: The Spanish Flu in Rhodesia in 1918 – Adrian de Bourbon
  • The Development of Imperial Airways Service from the Rhodesias to Australia 1932-1934 – Christopher Cooksey       
  • Encyclopaedia of Rhodesia and Zimbabwe stamps 1964-2020 Updates – Geoff Brakspear       
  • Auction Report: Nyasaland Field Force Seesaw at Stanley Gibbons – Tony Plumbe     
  • The Bulawayo Chronicle 1898       
  • Use of 1953 Nyasaland Overprinted Revenue Stamps – Stuart Ross
  • Southern Rhodesia King George V Revenue Stamps – David Spivack       
  • The postmarks  of the postal agencies along the line of rail  between Bulawayo and Gwelo. Why was Shangani so different? – Mike Hughes
  • Rhodesia & Nyasaland 1959 Definitive Issue 3d inverted centre printed on gummed side – Dave Cooper      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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
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