Zimbabwe 2014 History of Transport in Zimbabwe

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 3rd June 2014
  • six values
  • Designed by Leslie Johnson (illustrations)
  • Printed by: NatPrint, Harare
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format: height 28mm x width 48mm
  • Perforations: 14.1 x 14.2

The History of Transport in Zimbabwe

Sheet stamps

25c ‘Tonga’ sledge (1890s) hauled by four donkeys, loaded with crops
30c ~ Model A Ford Phaeton car, 1928
30c ~ steam locomotive Winston Churchill (1929, named after Churchill in 1946)
75c ~ De Havilland Fox-Moth aircraft overflying Victoria Falls, c1946
85c ~ Bristol school bus, used by Guinea Fowl School in Gweru, 1946-1980
$1 ~ Scotch Cart (two wheel balanced cart) drawn by oxen, 1964, carrying timber

  • the 75c is inscribed Ford Pheaton in error
  • Spencer’s Garage at Victoria Falls operated short tourist flights over the Falls from 1932, using various aircraft