1953 – Central African Rhodes Centenary Exhibition (NR)

Northern Rhodesia

1953 – Central African Rhodes Centenary Exhibition

Details

  • Date of Issue: 30th May, 1953
  • Date Withdrawn:
  • Date Invalidated:
  • Designer: 
  • Printer: Waterlow & Sons Ltd
  • Process: Recess
  • Paper:
  • Watermark: Multi Script CA
  • Perf: 14 x 13.5
  • Plates: 1
  • Sheet: 
  • Booklets: N/A
  • Quantity:

Production

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1953 – Coronation (NR)

Northern Rhodesia

1953 – Coronation

Details

  • Date of Issue: 2nd June, 1953
  • Date Withdrawn: 
  • Date Invalidated:
  • Designer: Bradbury Wilkinson & Co. Ltd
  • Printer: Thomas De La Rue & Co. Ltd
  • Paper:
  • Watermark: Mutli Script CA
  • Perf: 13.5 x 13
  • Cylinders:
    • 1A 2A
    • 1A 5A
    • 1B 2B
    • 1B 5B
  • Sheet: 6 x 10
  • Booklet: N/A
  • Quantity:

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Harry S. Hopkins & Co., Ltd

Harry S. Hopkins & Co., Ltd

Salisbury

From the 1920’s Harry S. Hopkins & Co, Salisbury handled insurance for the Norwich Union as agents, and also held agencies for Cadbury’s chocolates.

The company also had a branch in Ndola.

Fiscals

Norwich Union Life Insurance Company

Norwich Union Life Insurance Company

Salsibury

The Norwich Union Life Insurance Company was established in 1808 as a mutual life insurer. The company was originally known as the Norwich Union Society (or Union Office) for Insurances on Lives and Survivorships. It was incorporated on May 10 1893 when it changed its name to the Norwich Union Life Insurance Society.

An agency was established in Rhodesia in 1903.From the 1920’s, Harry S Hopkins & Co., Ltd were the managers in Salisbury and Ndola.

On June 16 1997, the company was renamed the Norwich Union Life Insurance Company Ltd. On 21 February 2000, Norwich Union plc, the holding company, announced that it was merging with CGU plc to form CGNU plc, which was rebranded as Aviva plc in July 2002.

Norwich Union Life was registered as dormant on December 23 2003.

Revenue

Reference

Contributors
  • James Gavin

Pre-Production: 1953 – Rhodes’ Centenary (NR)

Northern Rhodesia

1953 – Rhodes’ Centenary

 

1953 – Rhodes’ Centenary

Northern Rhodesia

1953 – Rhodes’ Centenary

Details

  • Date of Issue: 30th May, 1953
  • Date Withdrawn:
  • Date Invalidated:
  • Designer: 
  • Printer: Thomas De La Rue & Co.
  • Process: Recess
  • Paper:
  • Watermark: Multi Script CA
  • Perf: 12 x 11.5
  • Plates:
    • 1 – (all values)
    • 1 1 – (1/-)
    • 1A – (1d)
    • 1B – (½d, 1d, 2d)
  • Sheet:
  • Booklet: N/A
  • Quantity:

Production Details

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1952 – George VI Definitive (NR) – New Values

Northern Rhodesia

1952 – George VI Definitive – New Values

Details

  • Date of Issue: 5th May, 1952
  • Date Withdrawn:
  • Date Invalidated:
  • Designer: 
  • Printer: Waterlow & Sons Ltd, London Wall, London, E.C.
  • Process: Recess
  • Paper:
  • Watermark: Multi Script CA
  • Perf: 12.5
  • Plates:
    • 1 – 4½d
  • Sheet:
  • Booklet: N/A
  • Quantity:

First Day Covers

1951 – George VI Definitive (NR) – New Colours 2nd Release

Northern Rhodesia

George VI Definitive – New Colours 2nd Release

Details

  • Date of Issue: 1st December, 1951
  • Date Withdrawn:
  • Date Invalidated:
  • Designer: 
  • Printer: Waterlow & Sons Ltd, London Wall, London, E.C.
  • Process: Recess
  • Paper:
  • Watermark: Multi Script CA
  • Perf: 12.5
  • Plates:
    • 2 – 3d
  • Sheet:
  • Booklet: N/A
  • Quantity:

First Day Covers

1951 – George VI Definitive (NR) – New Colours

Northern Rhodesia

George VI Definitive (New Colours)

Details

  • Date of Issue: 15th November, 1951
  • Date Withdrawn:
  • Date Invalidated:
  • Designer: 
  • Printer: Waterlow & Sons Ltd, London Wall, London, E.C.
  • Process: Recess
  • Paper:
  • Watermark: Multi Script CA
  • Perf: 12.5
  • Plates:
    • 3 – ½d, 1d
    • 4 – 1d
  • Sheet:
  • Booklet: N/A
  • Quantity:

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