Postal History of GOLD COAST

Post Offices CAPE COAST to CHAMA

CAPE COAST (CASTLE)
1855 to
Independence

1   BONC "556"   06.05.1876
(Proud)
18.11.1899
(Proud)
 
       
2 CASTLE DARC       19.09.1859
(Proud)
13.05.1860
(Proud)
 
3 CASTLE 1C "Blank"   05.11.1871
(Cover)
11.10.1883
(Proud
 
       
4   1C "Blank" 9 to 3 o'clock 12.02.1882
(Proud)
03.09.1892
(Proud)
 
       
5   1C "Blank" 8 to 4 o'clock 10.07.1889
(Proud)
13.05.1896
(Proud)
 
6   1C "Ornament"     26.09.1893
(Proud)
23.04.1903
(Proud))
 
7   2C "GOLD COAST"   No dots on sides 23.06.1891
(Proud)
31.08.1894
(Proud)
 
       
8   1C "GOLD COAST"  Dots on sides
23mm
19.08.1895
(Proud)
04.01.1903
(Proud)
 
9   2C "GOLD COAST" Dots on sides 06.03.1897
(Proud)
08.09.1902
(Proud)
 
10   1C "GOLD COAST"  Dots on sides
22mm
05.01.1900
(Proud)
30.10.1905
(Proud)
 
       
11   1C "GOLD COAST"   Dots on sides
small typeface
26mm
30.07.1902
(Proud)
11.08.1913
(Proud)
 
12   1C "GOLD COAST COLONY"   30.12.1903
(Proud)
04.07.1913
(Proud)
 
13   2C "GOLD COAST"   Crown in centre 19.02.1908
(Proud)
01.08.1913
(Proud)
 
       
14   2C "GOLD COAST"   Crown in centre 04.01.1913
(Proud)
06.03.1925
(Proud)
 
15   2C "GOLD COAST" Time code
13.11.1913
(Proud)
20.11.1925
(Proud)
 
       
16   2C "GOLD COAST"   Time code 12.06.1926
(Proud)
15.06.1927
(Proud)
 
17   BOW "GOLD COAST" Year 2 digits 17.09.1923
(Proud)
16.12.1937
(Proud)
 
       
18   BOW "GOLD COAST" Year 4 digits 03.11.1928
(Proud)
27.01.1956
(Proud)
 
       
19   2C "G   C"     03.09.1937(Proud) 30.09.1937(Proud)  
20   BOW "GOLD COAST"   Year 2 digits 09.04.1938
(Proud)
18.12.1940
(Proud)
 
21   BOW "GOLD COAST" Year 2 digits
Time code
17.03.1941
(Proud)
05.03.1957
(Proud)
 
       
22   1C "GOLD COAST"     31.12.1951
(Proud)
15.01.1957
(Proud)
 
23   1C "GOLD COAST"     23.09.1954
(Proud)
08.11.1956
(Proud)
 
24   2C "G   C"     27.12.1956
(Proud)
05.03.1957
(Proud)
 
25 REGISTERED OVAL "CAPE COAST GOLD COAST"     01.05.1926
(Proud)
05.03.1957
(Proud)
 
       
26   DARC     Paid in centre 22.03.1858
(Proud)
17.03.1865
(Proud)
 
27 PAID AT 2C "Cross" CASTLE in name 21.07.1872
(Proud)
15.04.1884
(Proud)
 
28 PAID AT 2C "INLAND"   20.12.1883
(Aab)
02.02.1889
(Proud)
 
29 PARCEL POST BOW "GOLD COAST"     21.12.1923
(Proud)
04.03.1932
(Proud)
 

CHAMA(H)
12.07.1875 to 16.02.1924
Renamed Shama

1   OVAL            
2   1C "Blank"   08.05.1882
(Proud)
13.08.1892
(Proud)
 
3   1C "GOLD COAST"   20.08.1892
(Aab)
19.05.1904
(Proud)
 
       
4   1C "GOLD COAST"     29.08.1892
(Proud)
19.05.1904
(Proud)
 
(5)   Manuscript "GOLD COAST" Forgery? 12.10.1896
(Proud)
   
6   2C "GOLD COAST" Crown in centre 24.12.1910
(Aab)
16.02.1924
(Proud)