Chin Mine

Chin Mine

Mount Darwin District

 

Originally the Chin Reef, Chin Mine began producing in 1906 and was one of the earliest gold mines in the Mount Darwin District.

After sitting idle for a number of years, between 1919-1920 the mine was re-opened. A new road was laid and water pipes laid from a spring in Mount Darwin to provide drinking water.

Postal Services

Agency under Mazoe with a mail service by runner to Bindura.

  • 1909.09.14 – Opened as a Telegraph Office.
  • 1912.04.27 – Regraded as a Post and Telegraph Agency.
  • 1917.05.07 – Closed.

Postmarks

Reference

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Macheke

Macheke

Marandellas District – Southern Rhodesia

 

Date: 01.04.1903 – 10.11.1965

Type:

  • Railway sub office under Umtali.
  • Postal agency (01.04.1903 – 12.08.1903)
  • Post office (15.12.1913)

Service: Rail

Postmarks

 

TypeStart DateEnd DateNotes
D201.04.190330.10.1906
D303.04.190723.04.1907
D408.06.190703.07.1907
D522.10.193702.11.1937
D605.08.194101.10.1941
D726.10.194123.08.1957
D817.06.194911.04.1959
D930.12.195931.12.1959
D1030.2.195910.11.1965

References

 

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