1964 – Independence (M)

Independence

Malawi

Details

  • Date of Issue: 6th July, 1964
  • Date Withdrawn:
  • Date Invalidated:
  • Designer: M Goaman
  • Printer: Harrison & Sons Ltd, London
  • Process: Photogravure
  • Paper:
  • Watermark:
  • Perf: 14.5
  • Cylinders:
  • Sheet:
  • Quantity:

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1950 – Diamond Jubilee

Southern Rhodesia

1950 – Diamond Jubilee

Details

  • Date of Issue: 12th September, 1950
  • Date Withdrawn: 31st December, 1950
  • Date Invalidated: 1st September, 1954
  • Designer: 
  • Printer: Waterlow & Sons Ltd
  • Process: Recess
  • Paper:
  • Watermark: None
  • Perf: Line 14
  • Plates:
    • 44786 & 44825
    • 44786 & 44785
  • Sheet: 12 x 5
  • Booklet: N/A
  • Quantity: 4,650,000

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1951 – Nyasaland Protectorate Diamond Jubilee

Nyasaland

Diamond Jubilee of Protectorate

Details

  • Date of Issue: 15th May, 1951
  • Date Withdrawn:
  • Date Invalidated:
  • Designer: C Twynam
  • Printer: Bradbury Wilkinson & Co. Ltd, Malden, Surrey, England
  • Process: Recess
  • Paper:
  • Watermark: Multi Script CA
  • Perf: 11 x 12
  • Plates:
    • 2d – 1 1
    • 3d – 1 1
    • 6d – 1 1
    • 5s – (1 1) & (1a & 1a)
  • Sheet:
  • Booklet: N/A
  • Quantity:

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1949 – 75th Anniversary of U.P.U. (N)

Nyasaland

75th Anniversary of U.P.U.

Details

  • Date of Issue: 21st November, 1949
  • Date Withdrawn:
  • Date Invalidated:
  • Designer: 
  • Printer: 
    • Bradbury Wilkinson & Co. Ltd, New Malden, Surrey, England (2d & 6d)
    • Waterlow & Sons Ltd, London (1d & 1/-)
  • Process:
    • Design – Recess
    • Name – Typo
  • Paper:
  • Watermark: Multi-script CA
  • Perf:
    • 13.5-14 (1d & 1/-)
    • 11 x 11.5 (2d & 6d)
  • Plates:
    • 1 (1d, 1/-)
    • 1a (6d)
    • 2 (3d)
    • 2a (3d, 6d)
  • Sheet:
  • Booklet: N/A
  • Quantity:

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1970 – Inauguration of Posts and Telecommunications Corporation

Inauguration of Posts and Telecommunications Corporation

Rhodesia

Details

  • Date of Issue: 1st July, 1970
  • Date Withdrawn: 31st December, 1970
  • Date Invalidated: 1st January, 1974
  • Designer: Rose Martin
  • Printer: Mardon Printers (Pvt) Ltd, Salisbury, Rhodesia
  • Process: Offset Lithography
  • Paper: White, brown gum
  • Perf: 14.25
  • Cylinders:
    • 1A 1A 1A 1A
    • 1B 1B 1B 1B
  • Sheet: 10 x 5
  • Quantities:
    • 2½c – 400,000
    • 3½c – 400,000
    • 15c – 250,000
    • 25c – 250,000

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International Telecommunication Union Centenary (Z)

International Telecommunication Union Centenary

Zambia

 

Details

  • Date of Issue: 26th July, 1965
  • Withdrawn: 12th October, 1965
  • Demonetized: 12th October, 1966
  • Designer: Unknown
  • Printer: Harrison & Sons Ltd., London
  • Print Type: Photogravure
  • Sheet Layout: 60 –  R5 x 12
  • Sheet Number: R1/12
  • Sheet Value: 6d only – R1/1-2
  • Imprint: Below R5/5-8
  • Cylinder No.: Below R5/11
  • Traffic lights: Alongside R5/12
  • Perf: 
    • Comb 14.3
    • Top border imperforate
    • Bottom border perforated through
    • Side margins imperforate (one hole only)
  • Cylinders: 1A 1A

Varities

6d – Break in the gold line under ‘U’ of “ITU” (R5/10)

2/6d – Break in the gold line under ‘U’ of “ITU” (R5/10)

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National Archives

The National Archives collection holds the following material:

  • A complete sheet of each value
  • A set of imperforate proofs individually mounted on presentation cards signed by L. Changufu (Minister of Information & Postal Services)

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Reference

  • Zambia’s Postage Stamps: The Post Federation Stamp Issues of Northern Rhodesia and Zambia 1963-71 – A R Drysdall and J Case
  • Statutory Instrument No.297 of 1965
  • Statutory Instrument No.287 of 1966

1965 – International Telecommunication Union Centenary (R)

Rhodesia

1965 – International Telecommunication Union Centenary

Details

  • Date of Issue: 17th May, 1965
  • Date Withdrawn: 16th July, 1965
  • Date Invalidated: 1st February, 1969
  • Designer: Victor Whiteley
  • Printer: Harrison and Sons Ltd London
  • Process: Photogravure
  • Paper: White with clear gum
  • Watermark: N/A
  • Perf: Comb 14.5
  • Cylinders: 1A 1A
  • Sheet: 10 x 6
  • Booklet: N/A
  • Quantity:
    • 6d – 592,000
    • 1/3d – 421,000
    • 2/6d – 271,000

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1961 – Seventh Commonwealth Mining and Metallurgical Congress

Rhodesia & Nyasaland

1961 – Seventh Commonwealth Mining and Metallurgical Congress

Details

  • Date of Issue: 8th May, 1961
  • Date Withdrawn: 31st July, 1961
  • Date Invalidated: 1st September, 1961
  • Designer: Victor Whiteley
  • Printer: Harrison and Sons Ltd
  • Process: Photogravure
  • Paper:
  • Watermark: N/A
  • Perf: 15 x 14
  • Cylinders: 
  • Sheet:
  • Booklet: N/A
  • Quantity:
    • 6d – 692,589
    • 1/3d – 394,627

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