Postmarks: 1960 Royal Tour
1960 Royal Tour
Two postmark types were used for this tour.
According to the GPO Notice 60/2/60, Type A was used was used in these towns from 11th to 30th May 1960:
The Barry’s book “Postmarks of Rhodesia” indicates that the Bulawayo type A datestamp did not have the Federal coat of arms above. No other reference has been seen on this observation.
Type B was used on the day that the Queen Mother visited a particular town, the datestamp being accompanied by the town’s postmark. The specified towns and dates stated in the GPO Notice are as follows:
|Limbe||27/05/1980||Limbe C.S.O. C.B.|
|Blantyre||27/05/1960||Blantyre 4 Nyasaland|