Established in 1948, the Rhodesian Study Circle brings together nearly 400 philatelists from around the world interested in the areas of Rhodesia, Northern Rhodesia, Southern Rhodesia, British Central Africa and Nyasaland, and the present day Republics of Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Join today for member’s benefits that include:
- Four issues of the award-winning Journal of the Rhodesian Study Circle.
- Expert written Memoirs.
- Access to a philatelic library
- Invites to regional meetings in Africa, Europe, North America, Oceania, and UK.
- Invites to Annual Conferences
- Exclusive Philatelic Competitions
- Exclusive Postal auctions, and
- Exchange packets (UK only).
Events in July/August, 2021:
- There are virtual meetings planned; all are welcome.
Interesting, New and Updates:
- The ENCYCLOPEADIA OF MALAWI STAMPS 1964– is now up and going. Great news! It is a work-in-progress.
- The ENCYLOPEADIA OF FEDERATION OF RHODESIA & NYASALAND POSTAGE STAMPS – 1954-1963 is now up and running. It is a work-in-progress.
- There have been a number of recent updates and additions and the listing is complete as of 2020 for the ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF RHODESIAN & ZIMBABWE STAMPS 1964 – 2020
- Memoir 30: The Postal History of the Paris Missionary Society in Barotseland 1884-1924 is now available.
- The Index for the Journal (Topic or Author) – from 1948 to 2020 (Vols. 1-283) is now up to date.
- The 1d Rhodesia Double Head
- A new section for Postmarks
- A new section on Postal Routes
- Spink have a number of important Rhodesia & Nyasaland-related auctions in the next few months.
- A new section! Non philatelic items that may be of interest to the RSC membership and concern our areas of study.
- The 2020 and 2021 Livermore, Postcard and Single Sheet Virtual Competition entries and results may be viewed on the website.
- Corinphila have announced the the Rhodesia Besançon Collection (part II) will be offered in November, 2021.
- We have obtained copies (1898-1918) of the first 60 publications of News from Barotsi-land, a publication by the UK based support group of the Paris Missionary Society in Barotseland. These are gradually been copied and loaded onto the website. They are extremely rare and brittle and have been carefully copied for us.
- Details of the August RSC Postal Auction are available on the website
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