Postal History of
BECHUANALAND PROTECTORAE

Post Offices ARTESIA to FRANCISTOWN

ARTESIA

Opened: 1956-1966  Area: Gaberones PO Type: PA

1     2C "BECHPROT"   23.04.1958
(Proud)
30.09.1966
(Proud)
40
       

BAINES DRIFT

Opened: 1961-1966 Area: Central District PO Type: PA

      2C "BECH.PROT."     28.06.1963
(Proud)
30.09.1966
(Proud)
80

BOBONONG

Opened: 1942-1966 Area: Central District PO Type: PA

      2C "Blank"     26.02.1944
(Proud)
30.09.1966
(Proud)
20

CHARLES HILL

Opened: 1958-1962 Area: Central District PO Type: PA Transfered to: Kanagas

      2C "Blank"     29.01.1961
(Proud)
10.08.1961
(Proud)
60

CROCODILE POOLS

Opened: 16.12.1899-06.01.1900 at Mochudi , 07.02.1900-05.06.1900 at Gaberones and 30.10.1901-17.12.1901 at Crocodile Pools
Area:
Various
PO Type: PA

      2C "SOUTH AFRICA"   16.12.1899
(Proud)
17.12.1901
(Proud)
300
       

DEBEETI (STATION)

Opened: 1928-1966 Area: Central District PO Type: PA

1     2C "Cross + Bars"   14.11.1928
(Proud)
01.08.1938
(Proud)
30
2     2C "Blank"     20.12.1938
(Proud)
30.09.1966
(Proud)
15
3     1C "Skeleton   Only one copy seen 26.08.1950
(Proud)
26.08.1950
(Proud)
300

FRANCISTOWN (FRANCESTOWN)

Opened: 1897-1966 Area: Tati District PO Type: PO

1     BONC "679"   Used in Francistown?      
2     1C "S.AFRICA"

FORGERY
Spelt Francestown
Forgeries Exist with smaller lettering. Forgery with slanting "W" and two stops after "S" of AFRICA
20.09.1897
(Proud)
04.05.1915
(Proud)
25
       
3     1C "BECHdPROTEC."
  11.11.1902
(Proud)
13.09.1921
(Proud)
20
       
4     2C "BECHdPROTECTORe."   4 Dots between F and B 20.06.1904
(Proud)
05.10.1934
(Proud)
10
5     2C "BECHdPROTEC." No dots between F and B 19.02.1923
(Proud)
03.03.1937
(Proud)
10
6     1C "Skeleton"
  28.11.1934
(Aab)
28.01.1935
(Proud)
300
7     2C "BECHdPROTECTORE."   1 Dot between F and B 27.03.1935
(Proud)
24.01.1965
(Proud)
8
8     2C "BECHPROTEC"     18.03.1942
(Proud)
01.07.1959
(Proud)
6
       
9     1C "Skeleton"   Spelt Francistown Bech
Only 1 copy reported
07.12.1949
(Proud)
07.12.1949
(Proud)
400
10     2C "BECH.PROT." Stops 07.12.1947
(Proud)
28.09.1966
(Proud)
5
       
11     2C "Blank"   This is number 10 with bottom inscription removed 29.09.1966
(Proud)
30.09.1966
(Proud)
80
12     2C "BECH PROT" No Stops 29.01.1960
(Proud)
31.01.1966
(Proud)
6
       
13     2C "BECH. PROTEC."   29.01.1960
(Proud)
31.01.1966
(Proud)
3
       

FRANCISTOWN SHOWGROUNDS

Opened: 1960-1965 Area: Tati District PO Type: PA

1     2C "FRANCISTOWN"   No Dots between S and F 05.05.1960
(Proud)
10.07.1965
(Proud)
40
       
2     2C "FRANCISTOWN"   Dots between S and F 07.05.1960
(Proud)
  100