Philatelic Literature Specialists

Gilbert, G.N.


Some Historical Notes with special reference to Postal Matters
Publisher: Harry Hayes, Batley, 1973

Second edition, paperback, 30 pages + folding map, illustrated, slightly rusty staples else in Very Good condition.

A useful booklet surveying the philately and postal history of the territory. The contents include sections on the First Postal Services in Basutoland – the first Post Offices, and the stamps used; the first Definitive issue; the Basutoland ‘Officials’; the second Definitive issue; Commemorative issues; Cancellations; Airmails; and Postal Routes. With a list of Post Offices and Agencies. Illustrated, including a fold-out map and illustrations of cancellations.