Mashaba

Mashaba

Victoria District

 

Mashaba (now known as Mashava) is a small mining town. Asbestos was and still is being mined in this small town. There are three mines in the town: Gath’s Mine, King Mine and Temeraire Mine.

Post Office

History
  • 1915.05.22 – Opened as a postal agency under Fort Victoria.
  • 1915.06.09 – Upgraded to a post and telegraph office.
  • 1951.00.00 – Post Office hit by lightening strike causing fire damage.
Service
  • 1915.05.22 – Mail service by runner to Fort Victoria.
  • 1929.06.02 – Daily mail motor service.

Postmarks

TypeSizeEarliest DateLatest DateNotes
D215/05/191510/11/1965
D320/12/193902/10/1940
D503/03/195410/11/1965
D616/01/195610/11/1965Broad 'O' in Rhodesia.
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