Amarsi Vithaldas

Amarsi Vithaldas

Port Herald

Amarsi Vithaldas (b.1880) arrived in Nyasaland in 1908 and settled in Port Herald. In 1910, he began trading as a general dealer.

In 1915 he opened a wholesale business in Blantyre as an importer. The business eventually opened multiple stores across Nyasaland and became a large landholder.

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De La Rue: Presentation

De La Rue

Presentation

British Central Africa1935 – Silver Jubilee
Northern Rhodesia
Nyasaland

Waterlow & Sons Ltd: Presentation

Waterlow & Sons Ltd.

Presentation

 

British South Africa Company
Northern Rhodesia
Southern Rhodesia
Nyasaland

Specimens: Leopard Stamp (1947)

Specimens

Leopard Stamp

Nyasaland

Pre-Production: Leopard Stamp (1947)

Pre-Production

Leopard Stamp

Nyasaland

Fig 1

Artist’s drawing in pencil by A.E. Wilson in a design close to that issued, executed on thin card (158x248mm.), marked at foot “Approved E.C. Richards, Governor – C.i.C, 21st. Dec. 1945”.

Fig 2 & Fig 3

Two die proofs in purple-brown and green, one in a progressive state without engraving at top, the other as issued, both on surfaced wove paper (55-57x65mm.) showing guide crosses.

1947 – Leopard Stamp

Nyasaland

Leopard Stamp

Details

  • Date of Issue: 20th October, 1947
  • Date Withdrawn:
  • Date Invalidated:
  • Designer: A E Wilson
  • Printer: Bradbury Wilkinson & Co, Ltd
  • Process: Recess
  • Paper:
  • Watermark: Multi Script CA
  • Perf: 12
  • Cylinders:
  • Sheet:
  • Booklet: N/A
  • Quantity:

Production

First Day Cover

1964 – Definitive Issue (N)

Nyasaland

1964 – Definitive Issue

Details

  • Date of Issue: 1st January, 1964
  • Date Withdrawn:
  • Date Invalidated:
  • Designer: V Whiteley
  • Printer: Harrison & Sons Ltd, London
  • Process: Photogravure
  • Paper:
  • Watermark: N/A
  • Perf: 14.5
  • Cylinders:
    • 1A – ½d, 2d
    • 1A 1A – 1d, 4d, £1
    • 1A 1A 1A – 6d, 1/-, 1/3d, 2/6d, 10/-
    • 1A 1A 1A 1A – 5/-
    • 1B 1B 1B – 3d
  • Sheet:
  • Booklet: N/A
  • Quantity:

First Day Covers

Maxim Cards

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