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Putzel, Ralph.F

The Encyclopaedia of South African Post Offices and Postal Agencies- 4 Volume set

(Including their forerunners in the Cape, Natal, Orange Free State and Transvaal, Basutoland, Bechunanland and Swaziland, etc)

Published: Hale & Putzel- Ralph F. Putzel, Cape Town, 1986-1987-1989-1990

Edition: First Editions

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Hardbacks with dustcovers over original boards.

The Encyclopaedia of South African Post Offices and Postal Agencies. Volume I (A-E) 458 pages text with supporting photographs, maps, data and information.

The Encyclopaedia of South African Post Offices and Postal Agencies. Volume 2 (F-M) 406 pages text with supporting photographs, maps, data and information.

The Encyclopaedia of South African Post Offices and Postal Agencies. Volume 3 (N-T) 398 pages text with supporting photographs, maps, data and information.

The Encyclopaedia of South African Post Offices and Postal Agencies. Volume 4 (U-Z) 292 pages text with supporting photographs, maps, data and information.

These publications herald a significant breakthrough in the field of Philately. Never before has it been possible to include in one work all the relevant South African Philatelic and Historical Data which would satisfy Philatelists and Postal Historians alike, but this publication will prove to be the important reference work in both these fields. The Encyclopaedia of South African Post Offices and Postal Agencies from the Castle, Cape Town to the present day including all the Provinces and neighbouring states controlled by the South African Postal Authorities.

The books contain over 9500 Post Offices and Postal Agencies, plus over 2000 Telegraph Agencies. Over 4500 photographs, the majority early Africana.

  • Jacket Condition: Very Good
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 30 x 22cm. Weight 5kgs
  • Sold By: Quathlamba Winds Books
  • Contact Person: Ian & Yvonne Halford
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 01743 361772
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Paypal-Cheques-Direct Transfer to UK Bank.
  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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