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Name: Northern Rhodesia
What: country

Northern Rhodesia was a British colony created from North West Rhodesia and North East Rhodesia in 1911. It became independent as Zambia in 1964.

It issued its own stamps starting in 1925, and used stamps of Rhodesia and Nyasaland from 1953-1963, before resuming its own issues, just months prior to independence.

Areas: Africa, Commonwealth

Stamps issued from 1925 to 1964

Numbers issued (approximate):
to 1940: 45 ; to 1990: 88



Currencies used: 240d=240p=20sh=20s=1lb (Southern Rhodesia pound)



Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Colnect B.M.A. Eritrea
Commons Stamps..thern Rhodesia

Catalogs:
Michel
Yvert et Tellier

Cross-references
Image cross-references
Data missing
Stamp problems

Related albums
ARC - Northern Rhodesia
WSA Zambia Northern Rhodesia


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Chart of stamps (blue) with illustrations (green):
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