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Southern & Central Africa Stamp Catalogue 2nd Edition

Southern & Central Africa Stamp Catalogue 2nd Edition
Due to popularity a second edition of the Stanley Gibbons Southern and Central Africa is to be published.
Listings for issues up to 1970 have been extracted from the 2015 Commonwealth and British Empire Stamps 1870–1970.
Later new issues have been revised and updated especially for this catalogue.

KEY SELLING FEATURES:
• Comprehensive priced listings of the stamps of present-day Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique (from 1995), Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
• Includes earlier stamp issuing authorities: Basutoland, Bechuanaland, British Central Africa, British South Africa Company, Cape of Good Hope, Griqualand West, Natal, Northern Rhodesia, Nyasaland, Orange Free State, Rhodesia, Rhodesia and Nyasaland, South West Africa, Southern Rhodesia, Stellaland, Transvaal and Zululand.
• Also includes Anglo-Boer War provisional issues for Mafeking and other towns and the ‘Homelands’ of Bophuthatswana, Ciskei, Transkei and Venda.
• On cover ‘multipliers’ provided for all stamps to 1945, to allow calculation of prices for stamps on cover.
• Watermark varieties, shades, plate flaws, Major errors, postage due stamps and booklets all listed and priced.
• Includes priced listings of Transvaal Republic stamps used in Swaziland and British stamps used by the Army in South Africa.
• Prices have been extensively revised throughout with a number of significant increases in early issues in particular.
• Handy size and format.
• Illustrations in colour.

NEW FOR THIS EDITION
• Government telegraph stamps of Natal, Orange Free State and Transvaal, British military telegraphs used in Bechuanaland and South Africa and the ‘Reuter’s Telegraph Service’ stamps of Matabeleland are all listed for the first time
• Several new varieties have been added since the last edition, including the ‘Lake’ and ‘Bay’ flaws on the 1965 New Constitution stamps of Bechuanaland and the ‘Dart in Gnu’s back’ on the 1930 1s. of South Africa
• The South African ’Interprovincials’ – the stamps of Cape of Good Hope, Natal, Orange River Colony and Transvaal used in their own province or in any of the other three between the establishment of the Union and the issue of its first stamps, are now fully listed and priced

DETAILED CONTENTS/COUNTRIES COVERED:
The Stanley Gibbons Southern and Central Africa Catalogue lists and prices the stamps of British Empire and Commonwealth countries in the area from the earliest issues to date, to the level of detail familiar to users of the Part 1 British Commonwealth listings.

The catalogue contains:

Botswana:
Stellaland 1884-5
British Bechuanaland 1885-93
Bechuanaland Protectorate 1888-1966
Botswana 1966-2011
Stamp Booklets
Postage Dues
Postal Fiscals

Lesotho:
Basutoland 1933-66
Lesotho 1966-2010
Stamp Booklets
Official Stamps
Postage Dues

Malawi:
British Central Africa 1891-1907
Nyasaland Protectorate 1908-54 and ’63-4
Malawi 1964-2013
Stamp Booklets
Postage Dues

Mozambique 1995-2011

Namibia:
South West Africa 1923-90
Namibia 1990-2013
Stamp Booklets
Postage Dues
Official Stamps

Rhodesia:
British South Africa Company 1892-1909
Rhodesia 1909-1924

Rhodesia and Nyasaland 1954-64
Stamp Booklets
Postage Dues

South Africa:
Cape of Good Hope 1853-1904
Griqualand West 1874-9
Natal 1857-1909
New republic 1886-7
Orange Free State/River Colony 1868-1909
Transvaal 1870-1909
Zululand 1888-96
British Army Post Offices 1910-61
Union of South Africa 1910-61
Republic of South Africa 1961-2013
Bophuthatswana 1977-94
Ciskei 1981-94
Transkei 1976-94
Venda 1979-94
Stamp Booklets
Postage Dues
Official stamps

Swaziland: 1889-92 and 1933-2012
Postage Dues

Zambia:
Northern Rhodesia 1925-53 and 1963
Zambia 1964-2010
Stamp Booklets
Postage Dues

Zimbabwe:
Southern Rhodesia 1924-1953 and 1964
Rhodesia 1965-80
Zimbabwe 1980-2013
Stamp Booklets
Postage Dues

New issue listings updated as follows:
• Botswana (up to January 2011)
• Lesotho (up to April 2010)
• Malawi (up to July 2013)
• Mozambique (up to February 2011)
• Namibia (up to June 2013)
• South Africa (up to December 2013)
• Swaziland (up to April 2012)
• Zambia (up to November 2010)
• Zimbabwe (up to July 2013)

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