Postal History of
BECHUANALAND

Post Offices KANYE to LOBATSI

KANYE
August 1888 to 13.10.1899
03.05.01 to
30.09.1966
Occupied by Boer forces from 14 October 1899 to 3 March 1900

1   BONC "677"     31.12.1888
(Proud)
   
2   1C "BECHUANALAND"   06.08.1890
(Proud)
10.06.1899
(Proud)
 
03.05.1901
(Proud)
10.22.1926
(Aab)
 
       
3   2C "BECHd PROT"   07.09.1928
(Proud)
24.11.1952
(Proud)
 
       
4   1C "5 3"   Skeleton 08.05.1953
(Proud)
13.06.1953
(Proud)
 
5   2C "BECHD. PROT."   01.08.1953
(Proud)
27.02.1965
(Proud)
 
       
6   2C "BECH PROT"   20.03.1963
(Proud)
30.09.1966
(Proud)
 
       

KASANE
04.10.1921 to May 1960
14.02.1961 to 30.09.1966
Postal agency under
Francistown

1   2C "Bar"   10.01.1922
(Proud)
May 1960
(Proud)
 
  30.09.1966
(Proud)
 
       

KAVIMBA
21.04.1961 to 1963
November 1965 to 30.09.1966
Postal agency under Kasane

1   2C "BECH PROT"     21.04.1961
(Proud)
1963
(Proud)
 
November 1965
(Proud)
30.09.1966
(Proud)
 

KAZANGULA
14.09.1959 to 30.09.1966
Chobe district

1   2C "BECH.PROT."   14.11.1959
(Proud)
30.09.1966
(Proud)
 
       

KHUDUMELAPYWE
06.04.1963 to 30.09.1966
Postal agency under Kasane

1   2C "BECH PROT"     06.04.1963
(Proud)
30.09.1966
(Proud)
 

LAKE DOW
21.07.1966 to 30.09.1966
Postal agency under
Palapye

Not recorded

LETLHAKENG
01.12.1962 to 30.09.1966
Postal agency under Gaberones

1   2C "BECH PROT"     31.03.1963
(Proud)
30.09.1966
(Proud)
 

LOBATSI
01.07.1896 to 14.10.1899
23.10.1900 to 30.09.1966
Postal agency, from 1905 post office

1   BONC "1003"   03.03.1898
(Proud)
29.09.1899
(Proud)
 
2   BONC "1159"   27.12.1900
(Proud)
15.09.1901
(Proud)
 
3 "R.S." 1C "SOUTH AFRICA"   01.07.1896
(Proud)
29.09.1899
(Proud)
 
       
4   1C "B.P."   22.10.1900
(Proud)
28.04.1913
(Proud)
 
       
5   1C "S A" Relief 13.05.1913
(Proud)
19.06.1913
(Proud)
 
6   2C "Bars + cross" For a perioud during 1921 some postmarks were dated 1918 06.02.1914
(Proud)
17.05.1932
(Proud)
 
       
7   2C "Bars + cross"   Used at Mafeking in 1932 18.06.1928
(Proud)
   
22.01.1932
(Proud)
16.11.1932
(Proud)
 
8   2C "Bars + cross"     05.05.1933
(Proud)
05.02.1938
(Proud)
 
9   2C "Bars + cross"     15.08.1944
(Proud)
30.09.1966
(Proud)
 
       
10 ROYAL VISIT 2C "LOBATSI. BECH. PROT"     17.04.1947
(Proud)
   
11 ROYAL VISIT 2C "LOBATSI. BECH. PROT"     17.04.1947
(Proud)
   
12 Top Blanc 2C "LOBATSI. BECH. PROT"   Adapted from number 11 01.02.1948
(Proud)
10.12.1964(Proud)  
       
13   2C "BECH. PROT."   Used at Mafeking in 1947 to 1950 17.02.1947
(Proud)
18.10.1950
(Proud)
 
27.06.1961
(Proud)
01.06.1966
(Proud)
 
14   2C "BECH. PROT."   Used at Mafeking 01.12.1948
(Proud)
15.03.1948
(Proud)
 
15 CORONATION H.M. QUEEN ELEZIBATH II Oval "LOBATSI. B.P."     03.06.1955
(Proud)
   
       
16 Top Blanc Oval     Adapted from number 15 04.02.1957
(Proud)
21.03.1959
(Proud)
 
       
17 "LOBATSI. B.P." 2C "Bars + cross"     15.08.1944
(Proud)
08.03.1966
(Proud)
 
18 "LOBATSI. BECH PROTECT" Oval "POST MASTER"   30.07.1955
(Aab)
10.02.1956
(Aab)
 
19 "BECH PROTECT" Oval "POST OFFICE"   12.09.1956
(Aab)
   
20 POSTAGE PAID LOBATSI 2C "BECH. PROT."     13.03.1964
(Proud)
18.04.1965
(Proud)