1956 – Central African Airways – First Flight

Central African Airways

1956 First Flight between London, Central and South Africa

On the 20th July, 1956, Central African Airways inaugurated the first flight of Rhodesian Viscounts between London, Central and South Africa.

First Flight Covers

From Johannesburg
From London
From Ndola
From Salisbury

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1954 – Central African Airways – First Direct Air Mail (II)

Central African Airways

1954 – First Direct Air Mail

 

On 6th November, 1954, Central African Airways inaugurated the first service between Durban, Ndola and Lusaka.

First Flight Covers

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1954 – Central African Airways – First Direct Airmail

Central African Airways

1954 – First Direct Airmail

On the 3rd April, 1954, Central African Airways inaugurated the first direct mail service between Durban and Salisbury. In addition to the mail service, C.A.A. offered 120 day ‘Holiday’ fares at 25% off.

First Flight Covers

From Durban
From Salisbury

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Postcards: Frameworthy Publications – Type IA

Frameworthy Publications

Type IA

No.sDescriptionEarliest PMK Date
RSPC27Victoria Falls03/08/1963

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Postcards: Cape Times Ltd – Type II – Tour Rhodesia & Nyasaland

Cape Times Ltd

Type II – Tour Rhodesia & Nyasaland

No.sDescriptionEarliest PMK Date
N/AAngoni of Nyasaland.
N/ACecil Rhodes Surveys Salisbury.
N/ACopper Mine at Kitwe.12/09/1958
N/ADhow on Lake Nyasa.
N/AHigh Court, Bulawayo.
N/AIn the Inyanga National Park.24/04/1958
N/AIn the Vumba Mountains.
N/ALeopard Rock Hotel.
N/ANear Epworth Mission, Salisbury.08/01/1971
N/AVictoria Falls - Main Falls.
N/AVictoria Falls Railway Bridge.04/03/1969
N/AZimbabwe Elliptical Ruins.

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Hubert Davies & Co Ltd

Hubert Davies & Co Ltd

In 1891, Hubert Davies started an industrial supply business in Johannesburg, South Africa. By the turn of the century, the business was a major player in the distribution of mechanical and electrical industrial products.

In 1917, it was converted into a private company, Hubert Davies & Co Ltd. This facilitated the introduction of senior managers as directors and shareholders.

Today the busines trades as Hudcao.

Branches

Contributors
  • James Gavin

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Postcards: E. P. & C. P. – Type IA

E. P. & C. P.

Type IA

Same as Type I but printer is E.P. & C.P. Dbn.

No.sDescriptionEarliest PMK Date
N/AMain Falls. Victoria Falls.

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Postcards: B D & P – Type I

B D & P

Type I

This type has the photographer’s name on right of divider. DBN appears next to the printer’s name.

No.sDescriptionEarliest PMK Date
N/A
N/A
N/AEastern Cataract - Victoria Falls.30/01/1969
N/AMain Fall - Victoria Falls, From Rain Forest.
N/ARainbow Falls - Victoria Falls.
N/ARainbow Falls - Victoria Falls.

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