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Contents - Issue No 96 - October 2017
Page

Contents - Editorial

2370
Philatelic Forum 1) Colonial Reports
2371
2) The Rare Stamps Motto - Seek and ye shall find!
2371
3) The two 3d Victory strips ex Graham Cooper
2371
4) Basutoland 1945 Victory Overprint Variety
2371
5) Bechuanaland KGV ½d Imperforate between pair
2371
6) Gubulawayo Bechuanaland, a Historical Myth
2371
Recent Botswana Issues
2372/73
British Bechuanaland 1888 Third Annual Report
2374/75
British Bechuanaland 1889 Fourth Annual Report
2376/77
Sam Edwards of Tati and his September 1898 Statement
2378/80
The ‘One half-penny’ Provisional - SG 29 Ghost print
2381
MOSITA British Bechuanaland
2381
British Bechuanaland 1889 - 1890 Fourth Annual Report
2382
Basutoland 1961 Decimal Overprint Varieties
2383

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A Special Edition of Southern Africa Philately is being prepared
Collating the labels (Cinderellas) of Southern Africa

The Publication will cover Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Rhodesia,
Pre-Union, Cape Colony, Natal, Orange Free State and Transvaal
The main feature are the labels of the Union of South Africa
Followed by Southern Rhodesia and South West Africa

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Contents - Issue No 95 - June 2017
Page

Contents - Editorial

2348/49
Membership Update, Dennis Firth Honoured, Society Archives,
2349
Botswana Post, 1961 Bechuanaland Decimal Definitives
2349
A Review of the Rarer Stamps
2350
Early TATI Cancellations Revisited by Otto Peetoom
2351
The Bechuanalands and Botswana Society 1984 - 2017
Then and Now by Otto Peetoom
2352/66
What has happened to Karl Seligmann Book? Collated by Otto Peetoom
2367
Botswana Picture Post Cards
2368
Botswana Postmark Update By Bruce Warrender
2369
Recent Botswana Issues
2369
   
 
Contents - Issue No 94 - February 2017
Page
Contents - Editorial
2330
1962 Definitive (Eight bird designs)
2331
Rarer Stamp Study - Update, Report from the Archives
2331
Bechuanaland SG 39 Missing ‘s’ in ‘British’
2332
White ‘4’ in Corner on SG 35 & 64
2332
The KEVII 6d Tvl ovptd Bechuanaland Protectorate
2332
The ‘Kalahari Air Mail’
2333
A Review of the 1961 Decimal Overprints
2334/37
Botswana Picture Post Cards, Recent Botswana Issues
2338/39
BBS - 2016 Financial Reconciliation , Constitution Amended
2340/41
Rhodesia Railway Parcel Stamps - The Bechuanaland Connection
2342/43
Botswana 50 Years of MS Part III 
2344/47

 

Contents - Issue No 93 - October 2016
Page

Contents - Editorial

2312
Philatelic Forum - 1) Report of the NY-2016 Show
2) The Bulawayo Barred Oval B cancel

2313
Philatelic Forum 3) Rarer Stamps Study - Editorial Comment
2313/14
Botswana 2015 Postmark Update by Bruce Warrender
2314
Recent Botswana Issues
2315
The 1961 Decimal Overprints by Otto Peetoom
2316/19
Sunset Covers and Emil Tamsen
2320/21
Botswana - Fifty Years of Stamps Part II - Commemoratives by Otto Peetoom
2322/28
This is Africa - Mail to Botswana - There and Back
1) The Runner Post has a Run-around
2) Returned Letter from Mahikana 3) Forensic Postal History

2329
 
Contents - Issue No 92 - June 2016
Page
Contents - Editorial - Obituary - New Members
2294
Philatelic Forum - Society News - Meetings - 2016 AGM
2295
Philatelic Forum - The KEVII SWAZILAND REVENUE ONLY Issues
2296
Philatelic Forum - TATI with BECHUANALAND at foot and without
2296
The Bechuanaland and Botswana - A Financial Reconciliation 2015
2297
Bechuanaland, Small figure ‘4’ of the 1888 ‘Protectorate’ issue with Manuscript Cancellation

2298/00
Membership News
2300
Botswana Postmarks (2014) Update - Editorial comment.
2301
Botswana - Fifty Years of Stamps Part I.
2302/07
Bechuanaland Protectorate, Rarer Stamps, numbers recorded
2308/09
The Oval Barred B (Killer cancel)
2310
Recent Botswana Issues - Bloemfontein, Bloemfontein where art thou?
2311

 
The Runner Post Issue No 90 - New Editor - Introducing a much Improved Front Cover
Contents - Issue No 91 - February 2016
Page
Contents - Editorial - Matters Arising
2276
Botswana Fifty Years of Stamps
2277
Philatelic Forum - Obituaries
2278/79
Major Article  
The KEVII 6d Transvaal overprinted Bechuanaland Protectorate
2280/86
Bechuanaland 1961 R1 Type I - SG 167 with a low Overprint
2287
Recent Botswana Stamp Issues - The Society Website
2288/89
2016 New York International - Agenda for the February 2016 AGM
2289
Rules of the Society (Revised 2015) - September 2015 EGM minutes
2290
The Unappropriated Die Issues for British Bechuanaland
2291
General Interest
Early History of Philatelic Colours
2292/93
 
Contents - Issue No 90 - August 2015
Page
List of Officers - Contents - Matters Arising
2257
1897 - 1899 FRANCISTOWN - BONC 679 - TATI (Excised) MATABELELAND

2258/61
1935 - 1966 Bechuanaland Commemorative Stamps
2262/3
Current (Revised 1996) - Rules of the Bechuanalands and Botswana Society
2264
Proposed (Revised 2015) - Rules of the Bechuanalands and Botswana Society
2265
Stellaland - A short Review of its Stamps and the Remainder stock
2266
Basutoland 1852 - A Yorkshire Man at the Battle of Berea
2267/9
Income & Expenditure 2012 - 2014
2270
Members’ displays on 21 February 2014 at Stampex
2271
Botswana 2006 - 80t on 90t Reedbuck with Inverted Overprint - SG 1048ab
2271
Society Matters
2272
Minutes of the AGM held on 21st February 2014
2273
The Runner Post Index - Contents - From No 89 - March 2015 to No 69 - June 2007
Issue No 90 - New Editor - Introducing a much Improved Front Cover
Issue 89 Contents - March 2015
List of Officers 2229 • Bechuanaland and Botswana Website 2230 • Recent Botswana Issues 2231
• Invigorating BotswanaPost Philately - 2014 Report 2233
• General Warren 2235 • Official Free Markings - Supplement 5 2236 • Postal Stationery Views and News 2239 - 2256
• Previously Unreported Varieties 2256 • Stanley Gibbons Catalogue Numbers for Botswana Recent Issues IBC
Issue 88 Contents - Summer 2014
List of Officers
Diary 2185 • Recent Botswana Issues 2186 • Launch of Spectacular Birds Definitive Series 10 2187 • Launch of Lions of the Chobe2189
• Medals of Honour 2190 • Bechuanaland Postcards - Part 7 2192• A Previously Unreported Variety 2194
• The Rest of the Bechuanaland Post Office Exhibit 2195-2226 • AGM Minutes 2227 • IBC News
Issue 87 Contents Winter 2013
List of Officers
Diary 2149 • Stellaland Stamp Cancellations 2150 • OFS to Stellaland/Bechuanaland 2154 • Bechuanaland Postcards - Part 6 2156
• Botswana Postmarks 2013 Update 2159 •
Southern African Pioneers in World War II 2170
Issue 86 Contents Summer 2013
List of Officers • Diary 2137 • JSAS Conference • RP Schedule • New Zealand Air Letters 2138 • A Ring For The Chief Constable 2139
• Bechuanaland Postcards Part 5 2142 • Official Free Markings Supplement 4 2144 • Stellaland Promissory Notes 2146 • Joint Auction 2148


Issue 85 Contents Winter/Spring 2013
List of Officers • Diary 2109 • AGM Minutes 2110 • Printing of the Runner Post • Joint Auction 2111 • Recent Botswana Issues 2112
• Bechuanaland Postcards - Part 4 2115 • Forged Newspaper Wrapper 2118
• Botswana Postmarks (Second Series) 2012 Annual Review 2122 • New Members 2136
Issue 84 Contents Summer 2012
List of Officers • Diary 2089 • Subscription Rates • Philatex Closes • Leamington 2012 2090 • Bechuanaland and the Boer War 2091
• Bechuanaland Postcards Part 3 2104 • Tati Certificate 2109 • Lucky Basutoland Find • Gachasnek ibc
Issue 83 Contents Spring 2012
List of Officers • Diary 2065 • Postal Rates • Stow Away 2066 • SG1-8 Covers 2067 • Early Bechuanaland Protectorate Mail 2069
• Bechuanaland Postcards Part 2 2085
Issue 82 Contents Winter 2011/12
List of Officers • Diary 2049 • November 2011 AGM 2050 • February 2012 Meeting 2051 • Time for a Rummage 2052 • Shorts • Editor’s Corner 2053
• Townshend’s Vignette Postcards 2054 • New SG Catalogue 2061 • A Purchase Examined 2062 • QEII 1961 Decimal Surcharge Musings 2064



Issue 81 Contents Summer 2011
List of Officers • Diary 2025 • Cover DVD • Recent Botswana Issues 2026 •Editor’s Corner 2027 • Dealer Items of Interest • End of a Printing Era 2028
• A Forgotten Story -Umfreville Percy Swinburne and the Defence of Francistown 2030• SG 21 with Hartebeeste Pan cds 2036
• Botswana Postmarks (Second Series) Part 21 2037 • BP - Part 22 2042 • BP - Final Thoughts • and finally... 2048
Issue 80 Contents Spring 2011
List of Officers • Diary 1995 • News 1996 •Q&A: First Avenue 1997 • Q&A: Mrs Weil Cover 1998 • Q&A: Aircraft of the National Airways 1999
• Official Free Markings - Supplement 3 2000 • Recent Botswana Issues 2003 • QEII Definitive Issues of Bechuanaland Protectorate - Part 1 2004
• Franking Regulations - 1920 2011 • 1961 Decimal Surcharge Varieties 2011 • Botswana Postmarks (Second Series) - Part 20 2015
Issue 79 Contents Winter 2010/11
List of Officers • Diary 1965 • Minutes of the AGM 1966 • Correspondence • SAPS Conference 1968 • Recent Botswana Issues 1969 • Q&A 1970
• Appeal for Articles • Brian Fenemore’s Items of Interest 1 1971 • SG38/39 Broken Letter Varieties 1973 • Visit Your Local Stamp Fair 1974
• Botswana Postmarks (Second Series) - Part 19 1975 • 1884-5 Military Telegraph Stamps Display 1987
Issue 78 Contents June 2010
List of Officers • Diary 1949 • Editor’s Corner 1950 • From Bechuanaland to the WW1 Battlefield 1951 • Recent Botswana Issues 1954
• Botswana Postmarks (Second Series) - Part 18 1955 • Auction News 1964


Issue 77 Contents March 2010
List of Officers • Diary 1909 • London 2010 International •Auction News • Errata 1910 • Postal Stationery Views and News - 11 1911
• Recent Botswana Issues 1918 • Blue Books - Commissioner’s Report - 2 1919 • Botswana Postmarks (Second Series) - Part 17 1923 • Exhibiting Stamps 1932
Issue 76 Contents November 2009
List of Officers • Diary 1881 • Leamington 09 • Recent Botswana Issues 1882 • Q&A • Lobatsi Postal and National Museum Collections 1883
• SG31a/SG31c and Tamsen Lot 196 1885 • Postal Stationery Views and News - 10 1886
• SG38b - A Reconstruction ? Blue Books - Commissioner’s Report - 1 1894 • Botswana Postmarks (Second Series) - Part 16 • 1900 Minutes of the AGM 1908
Issue 75 Contents July 2009
List of Officers • Diary 1851 • Editor’s Corner • 19th Postal Bid Sale 1852 • Harbor III • Q&A 1853
• Working Dies for 4d Vermilion Embossed on 1889 Reg. Envelope 1854 • George V Controls with Inverted Watermarks 1858 • Rarer Stamps Study - Part 2 1859
• Two Early Covers from Barotseland 1863 • Official Free Markings - Supplement 2 1868 • Botswana Bar Coded Labels - Update 1869
• Botswana Postmarks (Second Series) - Part 15 1871
Issue 74 Contents February 2009
List of Officers • Diary • New Members 1829 • The ‘Twee’ Overprint and the Remainders of Stellaland’s Postage Stamps 1830
• Union Active Service Letter Card 1837 • Botswana Bar Coded Registration Labels Revisited 1839
• Botswana Postmarks (Second Series) - Part 13 1841 • Botswana Postmarks (Second Series) - Part 14 1844 • Bechuanaland’s Harbor 1850


Issue 73 Contents December 2008
List of Officers • Diary 1801 • New Members • Notices • 2008 AGM 1802 • Editor’s Corner • Errata 1803 • Recent Botswana Issues 1804 • Recent Find
• Botswana Bar Coded Registration Labels 1807 • British Bechuanaland: The First Provision al Overprints of 1885-87 1810 • SG32 - Further Thoughts 1819
• Rarer Stamps Study (Part 1)
1820 • Botswana Postmarks (Second Series) - Part 12 1824 • Botswana News 1828

Issue 72 Contents June 2008
Officers • Diary 1767 New Members • Auction 18 Results 1768 • Editor’s Corner • Catalogue Review 1769 • 1897 Langeberg Rebellion Covers 1770
• Recent eBay finds 1772 • Start of the Runner Post Service Atkinson Correspondence 1774 • SG32 1776 • Official Free Markings- Supplement 1 1781
• Botswana Postmarks (Second Series) - part 11 1790

Issue 71 Contents February 2008
List of Officers 1731 • Diary of Events 1731 • New Member 1732 • Current Membership 1732 • Double white claw flaws 1733 • Extra Time? 1733
• Snippets from the Cape Archives - Part 3 1734 • Recent Botswana Issues 1740 • Postal Stationery Views and News - 9 1743
• Question and Answer 1749 • Bechuanaland KGV Overprint File Discovered 1749 • Official Free Markings Part 3
• Straight Line Markings (Instalment 2) 1750 • Botswana Postmarks (Second Series) - Part 10 1756

Issue 70 Contents November 2007
List of Officers 1697 • 2007 Annual General Meeting 1697 • Diary of Events 1698 • New Members 1698 • The John Inglefield-Watson Sale 1698
• 17th Postal Bid Sale, Spring 2008 1700 • BEC2 handstamp on Bechuanalands stamps 1700 • Snippets from the Cape Archives - Part 2 1702
• Recent Botswana Issues 1704 • Bechuanaland Past and Present - Part 4 1706 • Official Free Markings Part 3
• Straight Line Markings (Instalment 1) 1711 • Botswana Postmarks (Second Series) - Part 9 1719 • Botswana Philatelic News 1730

Issue 69 Contents June 2007
List of Officers 1661
• MIDPEX 1661
• Diary of Events 1662
• The BotswanaPost Philatelic Collections 1662
• Snippets from the Cape Archives - Part 1 1664
• Cover/letter written by Dr. David Livingstone 1670
• Mafeking ‘Good-Fors’ and the 1d Revenue
• Surcharge 1674
• Proofs for Bechuanaland TB Charity Labels 1676
• Bechuanaland Past and Present - Part 3 1677
• Official Free Markings Part 2
• Botswana (Installment 4) 1682
• Botswana Postmarks (Second Series) - Part 8 1687


Bechuanaland Bibliography
The following Bibliography has been taken from
H.R. Holmes (1971) Publication



Author
Year
Title
Reference
  JURGENS A. A
1945
The Bechuanalands - A Brief History of the Countries and their Postal Services  
  This is a most valuable work so far as the chapters on the postal services are concerned, but no reliance should be placed on the opinions expressed on the genuineness or otherwise of certain varieties.
         
  ARMSTRONG D. B.
1911
The Edwardian Stamps of the British Empire  
  BACON Sir Edward D.
Two Doubtful British Bechuanaland Varieties and the Halfpenny Stamp of 1897 The London Philatelist
Volume XLII pp. 223 - 26
  BEAUMONT K. M. & EASTON, John
1964
The Embossed and Surface-Printed Issues of Queen Victoria
The Surface- Printed Issues of King Edward VII
The Postage Stamps of Great Britain. Part III: Revised Edition
  BEAUMONT K. M. & STANTON J. B. M.
1957
The Issues of King George V The Postage Stamps of Great Britain. Part IV
  BULLIVANT P. N.
1962
The Shelley Catalogue of the Decimal Surcharges on the Stamps of Basutoland, Bechuanaland and Swaziland  
  CROWN AGENTS
1961
Bechuanaland Protectorate - New Definitive Issue  
  DANN H. C.
1940
The Romance of the Posts of Rhodesia, British Central Africa and Nyasaland  
  DARNTON R. E.   Great Britain High Values - Some Notes and New Discovery of the Re-entries on the 1913 - 1930 High Values of Great Britain and their use in the British Post Offices The Strand Stamp Journal
Volume IX pp. 64 - 66
  EASTON John
1958
The De La Rue History of British and Foreign Postage Stamps 1855 to 1901  
  ELLENBERGER V. F.
1967
Genesis of the British South Africa Company’s Postage Stamps and Postal Services  
  GARDNER F. C. S.
Uncatalogued Overprint Varieties of Bechuanaland Philatelic Journal of Great Britain Volume XXXII p. 148.
  HARRINGTON W. J.
The Bechuanalands in The South African Philatelist Volumes XIII and XIV
  HOLMES H. R.
British Bechuanaland - The 1886-87 Issue Philatelic Journal of Great Britain, Vol. LII pp. 61 - 63
  HOLMES H. R.
Notes on British Bechuanaland Stamps, 1885-87 in
Philatelic Journal of Great Britain
Volume LIV pp. 15 - 16
  HOLMES H. R.
The Post Offices and Postmarks of British Bechuanaland in The London Philatelist Volume LXV pp. 49 - 53
  HOLMES H. R.
The Postal History of the Tati District in The London Philatelist Volume LXVI pp. 106 - 108
  HOLMES H. R.
The 2d. and 6d. of August 1888 Surcharged in Abnormal Colours

The London Philatelist
Volume 73 pp. 29 - 30

  MAY Barry   The Stamps of Bechuanaland in The South African Philatelist Volume I pp. 110 - 111,
120 - 22, 131 - 32
  PEMBERTON A. L.   Bechuana1and Protectorate - A New Variety in Philatelic Journal of Great Britain Volume LIX p. 54
  PEMBERTON P. L  

British Bechuanaland: 1887 ½d - Essays in Philatelic Journal of Great Britain

Volume XLVII p. 35
  PENNYCUICK Dr K   A Philatelic History of South Africa Part III - The Bechuanalands The Strand Stamp Journal
Volume VI pp. 121 - 24, 135
  ROYALPHILATELIC SOCIETY, LONDON
1895
British Bechuanaland and the British Protectorate, in The Postage Stamps ... of the British Colonies ... in Africa pp. 1 - 19
  POOLE B. W. H.   The Postage Stamps of Stellaland in Stanley Gibbons Monthly Journal

Volume XVIII pp. 206 - 8,
249 - 52

  Bertram Poole was the first to correctly describe the make-up of the sheets and the types of each value. His description of the types and varieties has been checked without finding any major fault, and has therefore been used with slight alterations in this work
   
  POTTER & SHELTON
1953
The Printings of King George VI Colonial Stamps in Collectors Club Philatelist Vol. XVI, pp. 65 - 70, 124 - 33
  RICH Stephen G.   The Bechuanalands  
  This is a translation by Stephen Rich, with additions, of the Bechuanaland section of Dr Herbert Munk’s Kohl Briefmarken Handbuch und Grosser Katalog
  SAMPSON R. H.   Great Britain overprinted Bechuanaland - Some Notes on the Plates Used
in The London Philatelist
Vol 71 pp. 14 - 17, 32 - 34 See also pp. 79 - 80, 119 - 20, 151
  SMITH R. C.
1967
Rhodesia A Postal History - Its Stamps, Posts, and Telegraphs  
  TAMSEN Emil   Stellaland and its Stamps in The South African Philatelist Volume IV pp. 116 - 17
Volume V pp. 4 - 7, 21 - 22
   
1960
Bechuanaland Protectorate - 75th Anniversary in Gibbons' Stamp Monthly Volume 33 p.95
   
1961
An Issue is Born. Bechuanaland Protectorate in Gibbons' Stamp Monthly Volume 35 pp. 95 - 97
      The Stamps of British Bechuanaland and Bechuanaland Protectorate 1895 - 96 The South African Philatelist Volume 1, pp. 28 - 31, 34 - 36
  The New Issue columns of the journals for the period 1884 to 1964 also contain useful information, and the Crown Agents’ Stamp Bulletin gives particulars of the dates of issue, the quantities printed, the number of stamps sold, and the period of use

 


Published 2004

1962 Pat Bullivant's 24 Page Booklet on the 1961
Decimal Overprints which continues to fascinate Philatelists
to an extent that certain Individuals Collect nothing else

 
The Postal Stationery of the Bechuanalands and Botswana
By Thy & Watson

 
 

Reference Sources

The following is intended to be a comprehensive listing of published information and handbooks useful for the student of the postal stationery of the Bechuanalands and Botswana. The inclusion of a work in this list does not imply that it has been quoted in the present text nor that its content is accurate in the light of later information.

  Anonymous, 1961. South African Philatelist 37, 143, 1961.
Africa, 1895. See Philatelic Society, 1895.
Ascher, S., 1925. Grosser Ganzsachen-Katalog, Band I. Berliner Ganzsachen-Sammler-Verein,
Robert Noske, Borna-Leipzig. (Reprinted by GA-KA Philatelistischer Fachverlag, Dusseldorf, with revised price list, latest in 1996.)

Beckhaus, W., Krause, Dr., and Maaß, Prof., 1938
. Welt-Ganzsachen-Katalog. Berliner Ganzsachen-Sammler-Verein, Robert Noske, Borna-Leipzig.
Bendon, J., 1988. U P U Specimen Stamps. James Bendon, Limassol, Cyprus.
Bendon, J., Latto, C., and Samuel, M., 1984. Supplement to Specimen Stamps of the Crown Colonies. Royal Philatelic Society London.
Bright & Son, 1908. Descriptive Priced Catalogue of The World’s Postage Stamps. Part II. Postcards, Envelopes, Etc. Bright & Son, London.
Bullivant, P.N., 1962. The Shelley Catalogue of the Decimal Surcharges on the Stamps of Basutoland, Bechuanaland, and Swaziland. Stamp Collecting Ltd, London.

Cattell, P., 1989.
The African (Auxiliary) Pioneer Corps. The Runner Post 15, 265 - 269.
Cattell, P. and Inglefield-Watson, J., 1991. The ‘stampless’ registration envelope. The Runner Post 22, 395.
Catterall, J., 1993. The airgraph service during World War 2. The Runner Post 30, 603 - 605.
Christie’s Robson Lowe, 1990. 24 April 1990 sale.
Cook, H., 1990. Post card discovery. The Runner Post 20, 358.
Cook, H. and Campbell, H., 1992. 2d postcard – ‘thick white’ versus ‘thin buff.’ The Runner Post 27, 523.
Criddle H.M., 1968. Crown Agents Records – Bechuanaland. Part 2. Newsletter KGVI Collectors Society 48, 56 - 59.

Dagnall, H., 1985.
The Evolution of British Stamped Postcards & Letter Cards. Their History and Documentation. H. Dagnall, Edgware, Middlesex.
F.I.P. Regulations, 1995. General and Special Regulations and Guidelines for Evaluation of Exhibits of Postal Stationery at F.I P. Exhibitions. Postal Stationery Commission.

Godfrey, I.H.C., 1955
. The airgraphs of Southern Africa 1941 - 1945.
South African Philatelist, July, pp. 120 - 121, and Sept., pp. 157–159, 1955.
Harmers, 1981. Catalogue of the H.R. Holmes Collection. Sale 4327, 29 October 1981.
Harmers, 1986. British Commonwealth Sale Catalogue featuring the Charles Barkaway Collection. Sale 4478, 25 June 1986.

Higgins and Gage,
1966 - 77. Fladung, E.G. ed., Higgins & Gage World Postal Stationery Catalog. Bechuanaland (1977 edition, 1986 price supplement), Cape of Good Hope (1974 edition),
South Africa (1971 edition) sections.

Holmes, H.R., 1971. The Postage Stamps, Postal Stationery, and Postmarks of the Bechuanalands. Royal Philatelic Society, London.
Holmes Bibliography listed above

Huggins, A.K., 1970. British Postal Stationery. A Priced Handbook of the Postal Stationery of Great Britain. Great Britain Philatelic Society, London

Inglefield-Watson, J., 1987. Postal stationery news and views.
The Runner Post 6, 20 - 23.
Inglefield-Watson, J., 1988. Postal stationery news and views - 2.
The Runner Post 11, 188 - 190.
Inglefield-Watson, J., 1989a. Postal stationery news and views - 3.
The Runner Post 15, 263 - 264.
Inglefield-Watson, J., 1989b. Postal stationery news and views - 4
The Runner Post 17, 309–311.
Inglefield-Watson, J., 1991. The ‘poor relation’ - postal stationery with no imprinted stamp. The Runner Post 25, 471–477.
Inglefield-Watson, J., 1992a. Postal stationery news and views - 5.
The Runner Post 27, 524 - 526.
Inglefield-Watson, J., 1992b. The ‘poor relation’ - postal stationery with no imprinted stamp (part 2). The Runner Post 26, 502 - 508.
Inglefield-Watson, J., 1993a. G. B. Postal stationery overprinted for the Bechuanalands. The Runner Post 31, 636 - 639.
Inglefield-Watson, J., 1993b. Bechuanaland Protectorate - quantities printed – KGV, KGVI & QEII issues. The Runner Post 30, 606.
Inglefield-Watson, J., 1996. The British Library Philatelic Collections - The Board of Inland Revenue Stamping Department Archive.
The Runner Post 43, 1004 - 1005.
Inglefield-Watson, J., 1997a. Postal stationery registered envelopes - essays for the 1887 British Bechuanaland issue overprinted on G.B. issues.
The Runner Post 46, 1124 - 1128.
Inglefield-Watson, J., 1997b. The Bechuanalands: GB stamps overprinted by De La Rue: printings and quantities. The Runner Post 47, 1157

Jacobson, L., 2002.
International Reply Coupons of Bechuanaland - Botswana.
The Runner Post 56, 137 - 1374.

Kaplan, A., Legator, S., and Sheffield, W.N., 1952.
Handbook/Catalogue. Union of South Africa Stamps. Van Riebeeck Tercentenary Edition. Philatelic Federation of Southern Africa. Johannesburg, South Africa.
Keeton, E.H., 1987. Airgraph Handbook. Forces Postal History Society, Kings Lynn, England.
Kessler, 1961. Kessler’s Catalogue of Aerogrammes. Aerogramme Catalogue Publishing Co., New York. 3 Volumes. (Volume 3 published by Lava, New York).

MacGregor, A., 1993.
Items of interest - B.B. 1894 2d postcard on ‘thick white’ (H&G 3). The Runner Post 30, 599.
MacGregor, A., 1995. Items of interest - Botswana stationery card for World Meteorological Organisation. The Runner Post 38, 828 - 829.
Mackay, J.A., 1964. The Tapling Collection of Postage and Telegraph Stamps and Postal Stationery. British Museum, London.
Menuz, W., 1982. Does it exist? Postal Stationery 24, 105 - 112 (United Postal Stationery Society). The Postal Stationery of the Bechuanalands and Botswana
Mu¨ller, K., and Wiegard, W., 1985. Katalog der Afrika Aerogramme,
Teil 1 Länder A-Le. Europäischer Aero-Philatelisten-Club E.V., Stuttgart.
 

Philatelic Society, 1895. The Postage Stamps, Envelopes, Wrappers, Postcards, and Telegraph Stamps of the British Colonies, Possessions and Protectorates in Africa, Part 1. Philatelic Society, London.
Postal Stationery, 1956 - 64. New issue chronicle. Postal Stationery, 7 - 8 (United Postal Stationery Society).


Quik, W.J., 1998
. The Postal Stationery of South Africa. Part 2. South Africa. Filatelistenvereniging Zuidelijk Afrika, Rotterdam, Holland. (Revised edition, 2000)
Quik, W.J. and Jonkers, G.H., 1998. The Postal Stationery of South Africa. Part 1. Cape of Good Hope, Natal, New Republic, Orange Free State, Transvaal, Zululand. Filatelistenvereniging Zuidelijk Afrika, Rotterdam, Holland.

Robson Lowe, 1949.
The Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps, 1806–1948. Volume II. The Empire in Africa. Robson Lowe, London.
Robson Lowe, 1976. Specimen Stamps, Basel II Auctions, 27 October 1976 (in association with P. von Gunten).
Robson Lowe, 1983. British Empire Sale Catalogue featuring the D. Eley Collection. Sale 4789 - 91, 15 June 1983.
Robson Lowe, (1989). The Watson Postcards. Robson Lowe, London. (Extract in The Runner Post 18, 320 - 321).
Robson Lowe and Paul von Gunten, 1976. Africa in Switzerland, Basel I Auction, 26 - 27 October 1976.


Samuel, M., 1976
. Specimen Stamps of the Crown Colonies 1857 - 1948. Royal Philatelic Society London. (See also Bendon, J., Latto, C., and Samuel, M., 1984. Supplement to Specimen Stamps of the Crown Colonies. Royal Philatelic Society London.)
Samuel, M. and Huggins, A., 1980. Specimen Stamps and Stationery of Great Britain. Great Britain Philatelic Society, London.
Senf, 1910. Postwertzeichen-Katalog, Ganzsachenteil. Gebruder Senf, Leipzig.
Sheffield, W.N., Hagger, S.J., Berry, T.B., and Legator, S. (eds.), (1960)
Stamps of South Africa. Handbook Catalogue. Golden Jubilee Edition, Philatelic Federation of Southern Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Sprighton Philatelic Auctions, 1973. Sale 34, 31 July 1973, Johannesburg.
Stanley Gibbons, 1900. Priced Catalogue of the Envelopes, Post Cards, and Wrappers of the World. Stanley Gibbons, London.
Stephen, J., (1948). J. Stephen’s Airgraph and V...- Mail Catalogue. Liverpool, England.

Thy, P., 1994. The Introduction and Usage of Postal Orders in Bechuanaland Protectorate. Krone Publications, Davis.
Thy, P., 1995. Formula stationery of Botswana’s expedited mail service. The Runner Post 38, 836 - 839.
Thy, P., 2000a. Bechuanaland and Botswana postal orders.
The Runner Post 52, 1306 - 1312.
Thy, P., 2000b. The aerogrammes of Botswana.
Postal Stationery 42 (2), 34 - 37. United Postal Stationery Society.
Thy, P., 2001a. The aerogrammes of Bechuanaland.
Postal Stationery 43 (4), 55 - 59.
Thy, P., 2001b. The aerogrammes of Bechuanaland.
Forerunners 38, 23 - 28.
Thy, P., 2002. S. African Active Service Letter Cards used in Bechuanaland. Postal Stationery 44 (2), 46.

Thy, P. and Andersson, A., 1991. New stampless postal stationery from Botswana. The Runner Post 24, 449.
Thy, P. and Andersson, A., 1994. Botswana aerogrammes.
The Runner Post 37, 797–802 (corrections in Runner Post 39, 857, 1995).

Thy, P. and Inglefield-Watson, J., 1996a. Work in progress: Bechuanaland and Botswana postal stationery. The Runner Post 43, 1002.
Thy, P. and Inglefield-Watson, J., 1996b. Work in progress: Bechuanalands and Botswana postcards. The Runner Post 44, 1050 - 1051.
Thy, P. and Inglefield-Watson, J., 1996c. The overprinted 2d British newspaper wrapper. The Runner Post 45, 1096 - 1097.
Thy, P. and Inglefield-Watson, J., 1999. Postal stationery checklist: work in progress.
Bechuanalands and Botswana Registration envelopes. Newsletter No. 4 (Jan. 1999), 5 - 7. The Bechuanalands and Botswana Society.
Thy, P. and Inglefield-Watson, J., 2000. Bechuanaland and Botswana postal stationery specimen markings, essays, and proofs. The Runner News No. 6 (Feb. 2000), 5 - 7. The Bechuanalands and Botswana Society.
Thy, P. and Inglefield-Watson, J., 2002a. Forged Bechuanaland newspaper wrappers. The Runner Post 54, 1344 - 1346.
Thy, P. and Inglefield-Watson, J., 2002b. Discovery of unissued British Bechuanaland wrapper. The Runner Post 56, 1379 - 1380.
Thy, P. and Inglefield-Watson, J., 2003. The serial numbers on Bechuanaland air letter sheets. The Runner Post 57, 1398 - 1401.

Thy, P., Inglefield-Watson, J., and Andersson, A., 1995. Postal stationery of Botswana: stampless registered envelopes.
The Runner Post 39, 863 - 879.
Thy, P., Kasper, J. and Inglefield-Watson, J., 2002. Watermark orientations and printing of Bechuanaland and Botswana aerogrammes.
The Runner Post 55, 1360 - 1362.

van der Molen, P., 1990. The ‘stampless’ registration envelope.
The Runner Post 21, 379.
van der Molen, P., 1992a. The Bechuanaland 1961 QE2 2c postal card.
The Runner Post 28, 549 - 550.
van der Molen, P., 1992b. The Bechuanaland 1961 QE2 2c postal card.
The Runner Post 29, 571.
van der Molen, P., 1992c. The Bechuanaland QE2 aerogrammes.
The Runner Post 29, 581 - 584.
van der Molen, P., 1996. The Bechuanaland Protectorate definitive registration envelopes. The Runner Post 42, 970 - 981.

Wall, D., 1992. News from Botswana. The Runner Post 29, 573 - 576.
Whitworth, A.A., 1997. Dies (or types) of the G.B. halfpenny KGV 3/4-face stamp for postal cards & wrappers. Journal Postal Stationery Society. October, 1997, 9 - 13.
Wiggins Teape, 1987. Personal correspondence to P. van der Molen.
Williams, L.N., 1990. Fundamentals of Philately. Revised Edition. American Philatelic Society, State College, Pennsylvania.

Young, J.D., 1976.
The Victorian overprinted issues for P.O.’s abroad.
The Overprinter, Jan. 1976. G.B. Overprints Society.

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