Postal History of GOLD COAST

Post Offices ABAAM to ABOSSO

ABAAM
Postal Agency under Kade
Opened 1955

1   2C "GOLD COAST"     06.09.1955
(Proud)
05.03.1957
(Proud)
12

ABAKRAMPA
Postal Agency under Cape Coast
Opened 1932

1   2C "GC"     23.07.1937
(Proud)
15.10.1937
(Proud)
18
2   2C "GOLD COAST"     09.05.1939
(Proud)
  120
3   BOW "GOLD COAST"   02.03.1945
(Proud)
05.03.1957
(Proud)
8

ABAMKROM
Postal Agency under Kwanyaku
Opened 1949

1   2C-Crown "GOLD COAST"   12.07.1949
(Proud)
13.11.1950
(Proud)
25
2   1C "GOLD COAST"     17.12.1951
(Proud)
05.03.1957
(Proud)
8

ABASA
Postal Agency under Salt Pond
Opened 1930

1   2C "GOLD COAST"   Coast on left 15.01.1937
(Proud)
10.09.1937(Proud) 60
2   2C "GOLD COAST"   Coast on right 20.11.1937(Proud) 17.06.1946(Proud) 12
3   BOW "GOLD COAST"   01.02.1949
(Proud)
05.03.1957
(Proud)
8

ABASRABA
Postal Agency under Winneba
Opened 1953

1   2C "GOLD COAST"     21.02.1953
(Proud)
05.03.1957
(Proud)
10

ABAW
Postal Agency under Keta
Opened 1931 to 1936 and 1948
Renamed ABOR about 1952

1   2C "GOLD COAST" Coast on left
not reported
by Proud
21.08.1931
(Aab)
  100
2   2C "GOLD COAST"   Coast on right 08.09.1948(Proud)   60

ABENASI
Postal Agency under Oda
Opened 1929 to 1933 and 1941 and 1948 to 1957

1   2C "GOLD COAST"   Small Abenasi
Gold Coast close together
15.06.1929(Proud) 27.09.1932(Proud) 30
2   2C "GOLD COAST"   Large Abenasi
Gold Coast wide appart
05.09.1941(Proud)   60
3   2C "GOLD COAST"   Large Abenasi
Gold Coast close together
11.12.1953(Proud) 05.11.1956(Proud) 10

ABENE
Postal Agency
Opened 1953 to 1957

1   2C "G    C"     15.04.1953(Proud) 24.09.1955(Proud) 15
2   1C "GOLD COAST"     13.10.1955(Proud) 05.03.1957(Proud) 12

ABESEM
Postal Agency under Sunyani
Opened 1953 to 1957

1   2C "GC"     15.04.1953(Proud) 07.07.1955(Proud)  
2   1C "GOLD COAST"   31.08.1955(Proud) 05.03.1957(Proud)  

ABETIFI
Postal Agency under Sunyani
Opened 1906 to 1914 and 1920 to 1957

1   Manuscript   New find!!! 13.02.1914(Gaertner Auktion)    

GaertnerAuktion
       
1x   2C "GOLD COAST" Not reported
PO closed 1915?
     
2   2C-Crown "GOLD COAST"     05.05.1908(Proud) 11.07.1914(Proud)  
3   2C "GOLD COAST"     12.10.1920(Proud) 22.03.1930(Proud)  
4   BOW "GOLD COAST" Earliest date 26.06.1931 05.03.1957(Proud)  
       

ABISUA STREET FOSO
Opened 1955 to 1957

1   2C "GOLD COAST"     27.02.1955(Proud) 05.03.1957(Proud)  

ABOABO NO 4
Postal Agency under Berekum
Opened 1954 to 1957

1   2C "GC"     09.12.1954(Proud) 05.03.1957(Proud)  

ABODUM
Postal Agency under Swedru
Opened 1917 to 1957

1   2C "GOLD COAST"   Gold Coast close 23.12.1919(Proud) 24.05.1922(Proud)  
2   2C "GOLD COAST"   Coast on left
Proud lists 2 which I can not distinguish (2 and 3)
13.09.1922(Proud) 13.09.1922(Proud)  
3   2C "GOLD COAST"   Coast on left
Proud lists 2 which I can not distinguish (2 and 3)
02.09.1925(Proud) 02.09.1925(Proud)  
4   2C "GOLD COAST"   Abodum centered to right 14.08.1937(Proud) 14.08.1937(Proud)  
5   BOW "GOLD COAST"  Year 2 digit
 
09.07.1949(Proud) 05.03.1957(Proud)  
    BOW "GOLD COAST"    Year 4 digits 04.04.1927(Proud) 03.04.1948(Proud)  

ABOFOUR
Postal Agency under Kumasi
Opened 1952 to 1957

1   2C "GOLD COAST"     02.02.1952(Proud) 26.08.1952(Proud)  
    1C "GOLD COAST"   13.07.1954(Proud) 05.03.1957(Proud)  

ABOKOBI
Postal Agency under Accra
Opened 1892 to 1912 and 1922 to 1932 and 1952 to 1957

1   1C "GOLD COAST" RED 29.03.1893(Proud) 06.02.1898(Proud)  
       
1a   1C "GOLD COAST"   BLACK 07.02.1898(Proud) 06.07.1904(Proud)  
       
2   2C "GOLD COAST" Dots on sides 29.10.1904(Proud) 06.12.1922(Proud)  

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3   2C "GOLD COAST"   Abokobi on left 29.06.1923(Proud) 18.03.1931(Proud)  
4   2C "GC"     15.11.1952(Proud) 05.03.1957(Proud)  

ABOMOSO
Postal Agency under Anyinam
Opened 1929 to 1957

1   2C "GOLD COAST"     20.04.1935(Proud) 07.10.1950(Proud)  
2   2C "GC"     19.01.1951(Proud) 29.05.1951(Proud)  
3   1C "GOLD COAST" Last seen: 01.05.1957 12.03.1952(Proud) 05.03.1957(Proud)  

ABOR
Postal Agency under Keta
Opened 1952 to 1957
Renamed from ABAW about 1932

1   2C "GOLD COAST"   Gold Coast close 07.06.1952(Proud) 22.11.1952(Proud)  
2   2C "GOLD COAST"   Gold Coast spread 18.06.1953(Proud) 09.10.1953(Proud)  
3   1C "GOLD COAST"   15.02.1954
(Aab)
05.03.1957(Proud)  

ABOSO (ABOSSO until 1926)
Postal Office in the Tarkwa district
Opened 1903 to 1957

1 "G.C.G.R." 1C "ABOSSO"   03.09.1903(Proud) 18.03.1907(Proud)  
2   2C-Crown "GOLD COAST"   27.03.1907(Proud) 14.12.1914(Proud)  
3   1C "GOLD COAST COLONY"   09.01.1915
(Proud)
06.06.1925(Proud)  
4   2C "GOLD COAST"     02.02.1915
(Proud)
22.05.1926(Proud)  
       
5   BOW "GOLD COAST" Year 4 digits 06.08.1927
(Proud)
17.01.1950(Proud)  
6   BOW "GOLD COAST" Year 2 digits
and time code
14.06.1942
(Proud)
05.03.1957(Proud)  
       
7   1C "GOLD COAST" C.2. behind Aboso 07.06.1954
(Proud)
05.03.1957(Proud)  
8   1C "GOLD COAST" C.4. behind Aboso 13.12.1953
(Proud)
05.03.1957(Proud)  
9 "REGISTERED" OVAL "GOLD COAST"   07.07.1950
(Aab)
05.03.1957(Proud)