RHODESIA & NYASALAND FEDERATION
Last updated: 8th December, 2016
POSTAL STATIONERY
F95 1955 QEII 4d registered envelope small size. Very fine unused. H&G 1. £12
F96 1959 OR 1962. Post Office TELEGRAM window envelope, no enclosure but cancelled on reverse. £12
COMMEMORATIVE CANCELS
F97 1957 2nd July, set of seven covers bearing QEII 1d definitives (SG 2), each with different town cancels for the ROYAL VISIT and with special crested oval cachets dated 2 - 17 July 1957 on each. SOLD
RA1505 1957 8th July, pair of covers each bearing d strip of three or 1d pair QE definitive coils (SG 1a, 2a) and each cancelled with special crested oval 'ROYAL TOUR' strikes. Each sent airmail to Salisbury and struck with either BROKEN HILL or LUANSHYA datestamps upper left. Fine and attractive. £45
F98 1959 4th May, pair of printed covers for the 1st SCOUT JAMBOREE RUWA 4th to 11th May, bearing pairs either QEII d or 1d definitive coils (SG 1a, 2a), cancelled 'SCOUT JAMBOREE / RUWA, S.RHODESIA 4 MAY 1959'. £18
RA1221 1960 ROYAL VISIT. Group of 18 registered and printed 'PHILATELIC SOCIETY OF RHODESIA' covers, each bearing either QEII 5/- definitive (SG 29), 5/- Kariba (SG 37) or 1/- and 5/- Kariba (SG 34, 37). An apparently complete set of the 18 towns or cities visited, the following with special oval crested 'ROYAL TOUR' strike with town below:

Bulawayo 17th May, Salisbury 17th May, Kariba 17th May, Mongu 18th May, Kitwe 21st May, Lusaka 21st May, Lilongwe 23rd May, Zomba 25th May

The following with special oval crested 'ROYAL TOUR' strike but without town below, but struck with town dated cds alongside:

Gwelo 16th May, Mufulira 20th May, Chingola 20th May, Fort Jameson 23rd May, Mzuzu 24th May, Salima 25th May, Limbe 27th May, Blantyre 27th May, Cholo 28th May and Mlanje 28th May.

An attractive group, some with light staining and creases, all sent to DETT with receiving strikes on reverse.
£150
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