Key: 540  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 6
Issued: 122 Stamps / dead country
  
  
 

Information
Area - 30,344 sq.km; Capital - Maseru
A former British Crown Colony, an enclave within the territory of SOUTH AFRICA (R.S.A.)
until 1965 when it became autonomous. On October 4th, 1966 it proclaimed
independence as Kingdom of LESOTHO. From 1871 until 1910 stamps of
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE were in use and between 1910-1933 stamps of Union of South
Africa. Stamp issuing between 1933-1966.
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Inscriptions
BASUTOLAND
BASUTOLAND overprinted on stamps of South Africa
LESOTHO BASUTOLAND

Index
BASUTOLAND
      Crown Colony -1965
      Self Government 1965-1966
      Official Stamps
      Postage Due Stamps
 
Currency
12 Pence = 1 Shilling
100 Cents = 1 Rand (1961)
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Related Countries

SOUTH AFRICA (R.S.A.)
South Africa (r.s.a.)

SOUTH AFRICA (R.S.A.)
South Africa (r.s.a.)

LESOTHO
Lesotho

CAPE OF GOOD HOPE
Cape Of Good Hope