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2014 Stanley Gibbons - Southern & Central Africa Soft Cover Book 2nd Edition


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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.
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.
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
Published by Stanley Gibbons Ltd, ISBN-9780852595671
Soft Cover Book
Renniks Code; 2978/14
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