Postal History of GOLD COAST

Post Offices CHIA to DAMANG

CHIA
11.07.1949 to Independence
Postal agency under Oda

1   2C "G    C"     11.07.1949
(Proud)
06.11.1951
(Proud)
35
2   1C "GOLD COAST"     23.07.1953
(Proud)
05.03.1957
(Proud)
10

CHICHIWERE
26.01.1929 to 26.11.1929
06.10.1930 to 26.11.1931
Unknown to 12.02.1932

Postal agency under Dunkwa

Not recorded

CHIRA
10.07.1926 to 21.03.1927
16.10.1929 to 31.05.1931

05.07.1947 to
Independence
Postal agency under Sunyani

1   2C "GOLD COAST"     05.07.1947
(Proud)
14.07.1951
(Proud)
25
2   1C "GOLD COAST"   01.12.1951
(Proud)
05.03.1957
(Proud)
8

CHITO
21.10.1927 to 01.04.1931
Postal agency under Ho
Renamed Tsito 1931

1   2C "GOLD COAST"     25.10.1928
(Proud)
  150
2   BOW "GOLD COAST"     01.04.1931
(Proud)
  150

CHRISTIANSBORG (XBORG CASTLE)
15.01.1889 to 23.04.1897
30.05.1903 to 22.02.1926
01.11.1927 to
Independence
Old Danish Fort taken over by the British in 1850. Suburb of Accra.

1   1C "Blank" Xborg Castle 05.01.1889
(Proud)
23.04.1897
(Proud)
150
2   2C "GOLD COAST"     02.02.1922
(Proud)
17.10.1924
(Proud)
30
3   BOW "GOLD COAST"   13.04.1947
(Proud)
05.03.1957
(Proud)
5
       
4   BOW "GOLD COAST"   Index 2 in grid above date 05.06.1947
(Proud)
02.06.1953
(Proud)
10
5   2C "GOLD COAST"     12.02.1953
(Proud)
16.07.1953
(Proud)
20
6   2C "GOLD COAST"   Lines on sides 11.05.1953
(Proud)
05.03.1957
(Proud)
5

COLLEGE TECHNOLOGY
28.12.1953 to Independence
Situated in Kumasi

1 "PO" 2C "GOLD COAST"   28.12.1953
(Proud)
05.03.1957
(Proud)
6
       

COMMENDAH
31.08.1886 to Unknown
1914 to 26.01.1922

Postal agency under Elmina
Renamed Komenda

1   2C "GOLD COAST"    
06.04.1914
(Proud)
07.01.1922
(Proud)
40

COOMASSIE
30.07.1909 to12.12.1926
Major city in north
Renamed from Kumasi and later again renamed Kumasi
Kumasi postmark inscribed Gold Coast Colony was used concurrently with Coomassie in 1920

1   2C "GOLD COAST"   Crown in centre
No dots on sides
30.07.1909
(Proud)
08.03.1921
(Proud)
5
2   2C "GOLD COAST" Crown in centre
Smaller crown
Dots on sides
20.02.1911
(Proud)
30.11.1918
(Proud)
5
       
3   2C "GOLD COAST"   Crown in centre
larger crown
Dots on sides
04.05.1921
(Proud)
10.08.1926
(Proud)
7
4   2C "GOLD COAST" D and C closer 30.10.1913(Proud) 16.01.1917(Proud) 7
       
5   2C "GOLD COAST" D and C wider 13.12.1917
(Proud)
31.08.1922
(Proud)
7
       
6   1C "GOLD COAST COLONY"     17.12.1919
(Proud)
07.09.1922
(Proud)
6
7   2C "GOLD COAST"   01.11.1922
(Proud)
12.02.1926
(Proud)
6

CYANIDE TARKWA
24.09.1952 to Independence
Postal agency under Tarkwa

1   2C "GOLD COAST"     24.09.1952
(Proud)
05.07.1955
(Proud)
8
2   1C "GOLD COAST"     17.10.1955
(Proud)
05.03.1957
(Proud)
8

DABALA
21.09.1931 to 18.11.1932
08.03.1937 to 05.01.1938
09.03.1938 to 14.11.1939
21.02.1941 to 20.06.1941
24.09.1952 to
Independence
Postal agency under Ada

1   2C "GOLD COAST" Coast on left
Gold on right
28.09.1937
(Aab)
08.12.1937
(Proud)
70
30.08.1938
(Proud)
30.09.1938
(Proud)
40
2   2C "GOLD COAST"   Crown in centre 21.01.1939
(Proud)
  60
27.06.1942
(Proud)
05.05.1945
(Proud)
15
3   2C "GOLD COAST"   20.08.1946
(Proud)
29.09.1951
(Aab)
10
4   1C "GOLD COAST"   20.11.1951
(Proud)
05.03.1957
(Proud)
5

DOBOASI
13.06.1934 to 21.02.1935
Postal agency under Wassaw

Not recorded

DAMANG
14.04.1928 to Independence
Postal agency under Huni Valley

1   BOW "GOLD COAST"     12.07.1928
(Proud)
05.03.1957
(Proud)
10