Postal History of Southern Rhodesia

Post Offices GWANDA to GWELO

GWANDA
01.01.1895 to March 1896
30.09.1899 Closed by 31.03.1900
31.03.1901 to
10.11.1965
Postal Agency under Bulawayo until 1905.

1   1C "MATABELELAND"   01.10.1895
(Proud)
17.10.1895
(Proud)
 
2   1C "S.RHODESIA"   20.02.1902
(Proud)
12.02.1910
(Proud)
 
3   2C "S.RHODESIA"  Asterisks on sides 05.04.1910
(Proud)
10.08.1929
(Proud)
 
4   2C "S.RHODESIA" 29mm diameter
Large dash of "G"
11.02.1930
(Proud)
16.05.1950
(Proud)
 
5   2C "S.RHODESIA"   29mm diameter 13.03.1935
(Proud)
17.09.1935
(Proud)
 
6   2C "S.RHODESIA"   29mm diameter
Large dash of "G"
13.02.1936
(Proud)
10.03.1949
(Proud)
 
7   2C "S.RHODESIA" 29mm diameter
Markings on sides
24.04.1938
(Proud)
19.06.1956
(Proud)
 
8   2C "S.RHODESIA"   30mm diameter 13.03.1950
(Proud)
26.04.1954
(Proud)
 
9   2C "S.RHODESIA" 30mm diameter 31.07.1957
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 
10   2C "S.RHODESIA"   23mm diameter 31.12.1955
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 
11   2C "RHODESIA"   23mm diameter 31.12.1955
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 
(12) "POSTAGE PAID" 2C "GWANDA"     06.06.1965
(Proud)
   

GWANDA JUNCTION
21.07.1903 to 21.11.1903
 Postal Agency under Bulawayo
Renamed to Heany

1   2C "S.RHODESIA"     21.07.1903
(Proud)
21.11.1903
(Proud)
 

GWANGWADZA
01.01.1960 to
10.11.1965
 Postal Agency under Rusape

1   2C "S.RHODESIA"     01.02.1961
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 

GWELO
03.06.1894 to
10.11.1965
 HQ of Gwelo District

1   BONC "951"   12.05.1896
(Proud)
20.04.1899
(Proud)
 
2   1C "MATABELELAND"   12.12.1894
(Proud)
25.05.1905
(Proud)
 
       
3   1C "MATABELELAND"   FORGERY
Like 2 but narrow "W"
27.09.1895
(Proud)
18.01.1900
(Proud)
 
4   2C "RHODESIA" Asterisks on sides 24.11.1898
(Aab)
16.09.1909
(Aab)
 
       
5   2C "S.RHODESIA" Asterisks on sides 29.06.1905
(Proud)
14.12.1911
(Proud)
 
6   2C "Cross"     03.01.1905
(Proud)
25.03.1927
(Proud)
 
7   2C "S.RHODESIA" Crosses on sides 27.01.1909
(Proud)
12.06.1936
(Aab)
 
       
8   2C "S.RHODESIA" 28mm 11.01.1912
(Proud)
16.10.1920
(Proud)
 
9   2C "S.RHODESIA"   FORGERY
Like 8 but narrow "W"
24.11.1898
(Proud)
13.09.1913
(Proud)
 
10   2C "S.RHODESIA"   30mm 13.09.1921
(Proud)
30.12.1924
(Proud)
 
11   2C "S.RHODESIA"   26mm
Small "S"
21.12.1925
(Proud)
01.02.1930
(Proud)
 
12   2C-D "S.RHODESIA"   25.01.1925
(Proud)
03.02.1930
(Proud)
 
13   2C "S.RHODESIA"   26mm
Large "S"
28.03.1927
(Proud)
20.05.1929
(Proud)
 
14   2C "S.RHODESIA"   37mm 19.05.1927
(Proud)
27.09.1927
(Proud)
 
15   2C "S.RHODESIA" 37mm 16.03.1930
(Proud)
17.07.1933
(Proud)
 
16   2C "S.RHODESIA"    26mm 03.10.1928
(Proud)
05.09.1929
(Proud)
 
17   2C "S.RHODESIA"    31mm 09.01.1934
(Proud)
20.12.1935
(Proud)
 
18 "Bar" 2C "GWELO"   Bar at top 23.08.1935
(Proud)
   
19   2C "S.RHODESIA"    29mm 27.11.1937
(Proud)
25.02.1959
(Proud)
 
20   2C "S.RHODESIA" 31mm 28.07.1937
(Proud)
25.09.1943
(Proud)
 
21   2C "S.RHODESIA"    29mm 22.11.1940
(Proud)
10.07.1959
(Proud)
 
21x   1C "S.RHODESIA"
http://www.rhodesia.co.za
Skeleton
unrecorded by Proud
NEW FIND
15.06.1939
(Rhodesia.co.za)
   
22   2C "S.RHODESIA"   31mm 11.08.1945
(Proud)
07.02.1946
(Proud)
 
23   2C "S.RHODESIA"    28mm 09.10.1949
(Proud)
10.09.1954
(Proud)
 
24   2C "S.RHODESIA"   31mm 03.09.1949
(Proud)
10.06.1949
(Proud)
 
25   2C "Blank"   32mm 04.04.1950
(Proud)
24.04.1951
(Proud)
 
26   2C "Blank"   27mm 06.11.1950
(Proud)
24.11.1952
(Proud)
 
27   2C "Blank"   29mm 07.04.1955
(Proud)
10.08.1956
(Proud)
 
       
28   1C "S.RHODESIA"     10.10.1951
(Proud)
27.10.1951
(Proud)
 
29   2C "S.RHODESIA"   Lines on sides 02.11.1951
(Proud)
12.04.1954
(Proud)
 
30   2C "S.RHODESIA"   29.5mm 14.10.1953
(Proud)
05.07.1954
(Proud)
 
31   2C "S.RHODESIA"   30mm
Inner and outer circles close
15.12.1953
(Proud)
02.02.1957
(Proud)
 
32   2C "S.RHODESIA"   29mm 06.09.1957
(Proud)
   
33   2C "S.RHODESIA" 29.5mm
Small typeface
30.10.1960
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 
34   2C "S.RHODESIA"   30mm 08.05.1962
(Proud)
30.10.1963
(Proud)
 
35   2C "S.RHODESIA"   29mm 31.08.1962
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 
36 (1) 2C "S.RHODESIA"   23mm
Index (1) after Gwelo
20.05.1954
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 
37 (2) 2C "S.RHODESIA"   23mm
Index (2) after Gwelo
29.10.1955
(Proud)
01.07.1961
(Proud)
 
37   2C "S.RHODESIA" 23mm
Index 1 above date
27.07.1958
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 
38   2C "S.RHODESIA"   23mm
Index 2 above date
28.02.1959
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 
39   2C "S.RHODESIA"   23mm
Index 3 above date
20.02.1960
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 
       
40   2C "S.RHODESIA"   23mm
Index 4 above date
20.10.1960
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 
41   2C "S.RHODESIA" 23mm
Index 5 above date
16.06.1960
(Proud)
09.11.1964
(Proud)
 
41   2C "S.RHODESIA"   23mm
Index 6 above date
23.04.1960
(Proud)
10.11.1965
(Proud)
 
42 TELEGRAPH OFFICE 2C "GWELO S.RHODESIA"     31.05.1959
(Proud)
15.09.1963
(Proud)
 
43 REGISTERED GWELO 2C "S.RHODESIA"   14.06.1938
(Proud)
24.04.1963
(Proud)
 
44 PARCELS GWELO 2C "S.RHODESIA"   04.08.1936
(Proud)
30.07.1954
(Proud)
 
45 POSTAGE PAID IN CASH 2C "GWELO"     02.10.1922
(Proud)
21.06.1930
(Proud)
 
46 POSTAGE PAID IN CASH 2C "GWELO"     02.08.1935
(Proud)
01.02.1937
(Proud)
 
47 POSTAGE PAID IN CASH 2C "GWELO"     30.12.1937
(Proud)
10.11.1965  
48 POSTAGE PAID 2C "GWELO S.RHODESIA"   26.02.1956
(Proud)
10.11.1965  

GWELO M
02.09.1940 to 01.11.1940
 Airforce base during the war
Renamed to Guinea Fowl

1   1C "S.RHODESIA"     02.09.1940
(Proud)
02.09.1940
(Proud)
 
2 POSTAGE PAID 2C "S.RHODESIA"   30.09.1940
(Proud)
01.11.1940
(Proud)