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Basutoland Postal Order Catalogue.

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Name; Protectorate of Basutoland.


Region; British Africa.


Constitutional status at time of issue; British protectorate jointly administered by a High Commissioner & a Paramount Chief.


Capital; Maseru.


Currency system; 12 Pence = 1 Shilling,20 Shillings = 1 Pound.


These are British postal orders which were overprinted 'POUNDAGE PAYABLE IN THE UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA'.A King George V posthumous issue postal order is known to have been issued at Mafeteng,Basutoland in 1939.











For later issues,see Lesotho Postal Order Catalogue.

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