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Bechuanaland Protectorate postal stationery

Note: the numbering system used below is copyright GBOS, and may not be used without permission.
This is a simplified listing.


Postcards

Bechuanaland Protectorate postcard QV halfd

BC1 Queen Victoria. d green overprinted "BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE" below the inscription. 1905.

Bechuanaland Protectorate postcard QV 1d

BC2 Queen Victoria. 1d red overprinted "BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE" obliterating "GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND". 1901.

Bechuanaland Protectorate E7 card with instructions

BC3 King Edward VII, d, overprinted as No. BC1 above. 1907. 

Bechuanaland Protectorate postcard E7 halfd

BC4 as above buit without the instructions below the crest. (1908?) 

Bechuanaland Protectorate postcard E7 1d

BC5 King Edward VII. 1d, overprinted as No. BC2 above, 1907. 

Bechuanaland Protectorate postcard G5 Downey halfd

BC6 King George V, d, Downey head, overprinted as above. 1913.

Bechuanaland Protectorate postcard G5 Mackennal halfd

BC7 King George V, d side profile head, overprinted "BECHUANALAND" up the left side of the impressed stamp and "PROTECTORATE" down the right. 1921.


Registered envelopes

Bechuanaland Protectorate registered E7 (R)

BR1-2 King Edward VII. 2d+1d brown registration envelope with large "R" at top left, overprinted "DUTY 4d" across the impressed stamp and "BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE" across back flap. 1906. Sizes F, G.

Bechuanaland Protectorate registered E7 (box)

BR3-4 as above but space for registration label at top left instead of "R". 1907. Sizes F, G.

Bechuanaland Protectorate registered E7 (2nd opt)

BR5 as above but overprinted "BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE" above the impressed stamp instead of on the back flap and "DUTY 4d" below the impressed stamp. 1908. Sizes F, G.

Bechuanaland Protectorate registered G5 3d

BR6-8 King George V, otherwise as No. BR3-4 above; curved or square flap edges. 1913. Sizes F, G.

Bechuanaland Protectorate registered G5 3dhalfd

BR9-10 as above but on 3d (2d+1d) blue stamp. Sizes F,G.

Bechuanaland Protectorate registered G5 4d

BR11-12 as above but "DUTY 5D" on 4d (2d+2d) green stamp, 1920. sizes F, G.

Bechuanaland Protectorate registered G5 5dhalfd

BR13 as above but on 5d (3d+2d) red stamp. Size G.

Bechuanaland Protectorate registered G5 4dhalfd

 

BR14 4d purple stamp, overprinted "BECHUANALAND" up the left side of the impressed stamp and "PROTECTORATE" down the right. 1925. Size G.


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