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Botswana

Friday, September 30, 1966

Africa 35a

Bots1
BotsSG206
Botswana Sc1 SG202
National Assembly Building
Botswana Sc5 SG206
Bechuanaland Protectorate overprint,
see below

Perforated 14½, no watermark, engraved.

Description Scott SG Mi Y&T
2½ cents
1 202    
5 cents
2 203    
15 cents
3 204    
35 cents
4 205    

A second set of overprints, Scott #5 - 18 (S.G. #206 - 219) was issued on the same date. Those stamps are also "the first issue" if you wish.

Botswana was formerly the self governing Bechuanaland.

FI ref: 690 Page credit: JA/NB

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