• Issue Date: 1966-09-30
  • Withdrawn:
  • Designed by: P Jones (Des)
  • Engraving:
  • Printed by: Harrison & Sons
  • Print Process:
  • Paper:
  • Stamps size (mm):
    • 35x24 - 25c & 50c
    • 24x35 - all others
  • Height: mm
  • Perforation:
    • 14x15 - 25c & 50c
    • 15x14 - all others
  • Watermark: Multiple St Edward's crown and CA
  • Format: Sheet of 10x5x2
  • Booklet: N
  • Phosphorescent band in stamps: N

Legend Colour Values
REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA Black all

1c
14x15
Multi

Oriolus auratus
African Golden Oriole

2c
14x15
Multi

Upupa epops africana
African Hoopoe

2½c
14x15
Multi

Chalcomitra senegalensis
Scarlet-chested Sunbird

3½c
14x15
Multi

Euplectes capensis
Yellow Bishop

5c
14x15
Multi

Merops hirundineus
Swallow-tailed Bee-eater

7½c
14x15
Multi

Tockus nasutus
African Grey Hornbill

10c
14x15
Multi

Anaplectes rubriceps
Red-headed Weaver

12½c
14x15
Multi

Halcyon albiventris
Brown-hooded Kingfisher

20c
14x15
Multi

Woman musician

25c
15x14
Multi

Baobab tree

35c
14x15
Multi

Woman grinding corn

50c
15x14
Multi

Bechuana ox.

1rc
14x14
Multi

Lion

2rc
14x14
Multi

Police camel patrol


  • Variety
  • 7½c with green background

Bottom margins of panes-Column 9 Row 5

Values Colors Numbers
1c Lilas,Black,Red,Yellow 1A–1A–1A–1A ;1B–1B–1B–1B
2c Olive,Brown,Black,Orange,Yellow,Red,Brown 1A–1A–1A–1A ; 1B–1B–1B–1B
2½c Bistre,Black,Green,Carmine 1A–1A–1A–1A ; 1B–1B–1B–1B
3½c Pink–Black–Yellow–Black 1A–1A–1A–1A ; 1B–1B–1B–1B
3½c Rose–Black–Yellow–Black 1A–1A–1A–1A ; 1B–1B–1B–1B
5c 1A–1A–1A–1A ; 1B–1B–1B–1B
7½c Green,Brown,Red,Black 1A–1A–1A–1A ; 1B–1B–1B–1B
10c Turquoise,Yellow,Carmine,Black 1A–1A–1A–1A ; 1B–1B–1B–1B
12½c Black,Red,Yellow,Orange,Blue 1A–1A–1A–1A ; 1B–1B–1B–1B
20c Drab–Yellow-Brown 1A–1A ;
25c Lemon–Deep brown 1A–1A ;
35c Orange–Deep blue 1A–1A ;
50c Olive–Sepia 1A–1A ;
1Rc Cinnamon–Black 1A–1A ;
2Rc Brown,Turquoise,Blue 1A–1A ;

Image Value Perfor Color Print Run WM Ovpt Stamp Catalogues
SC[1] YT[2] MI[3] SG[4] PIE[5]
Botswana 1966 Overprint REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA on Bechuanaland 1961 a.jpg 1c 14x15 Multi 0 N S 5 153 5 206
Botswana 1966 Overprint REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA on Bechuanaland 1961 b.jpg 2c 14x15 Multi 0 N S 6 154 6 207
Botswana 1966 Overprint REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA on Bechuanaland 1961 c.jpg 2½c 14x15 Multi 0 N S 7 155 7 208
Botswana 1966 Overprint REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA on Bechuanaland 1961 d.jpg 3c 14x15 Multi 0 N S 8 156 8 209
Botswana 1966 Overprint REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA on Bechuanaland 1961 e.jpg 5c 14x15 Multi 0 N S 9 157 9 210
Botswana 1966 Overprint REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA on Bechuanaland 1961 f.jpg 7½c 14x15 Multi 0 N S 10 158 10 211
Botswana 1966 Overprint REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA on Bechuanaland 1961 g.jpg 10c 14x15 Multi 0 N S 11 159 11 212
Botswana 1966 Overprint REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA on Bechuanaland 1961 h.jpg 12½c 14x15 Multi 0 N S 12 160 12 213
Botswana 1966 Overprint REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA on Bechuanaland 1961 i.jpg 20c 14x15 Multi 0 N S 13 161 13 214
Botswana 1966 Overprint REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA on Bechuanaland 1961 j.jpg 25c 15x14 Multi 0 N S 14 162 14 215
Botswana 1966 Overprint REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA on Bechuanaland 1961 k.jpg 35c 14x15 Multi 0 N S 15 163 15 216
Botswana 1966 Overprint REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA on Bechuanaland 1961 l.jpg 50c 15x14 Multi 0 N S 16 164 16 217
Botswana 1966 Overprint REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA on Bechuanaland 1961 m.jpg 1r 14x15 Multi 0 N S 17 165 17 218
Botswana 1966 Overprint REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA on Bechuanaland 1961 n.jpg 2r 14x15 Multi 0 N S 18 166 18 219

Notes

  1. Scott Catalogue
    © Scott Publishing Inc., USA
  2. Yvert et Tellier Catalogue
    © Editions Yvert & Tellier, France
  3. Michel Catalogue
    © Schwaneberger Verlag GmbH, Germany
  4. Stanley Gibbons Catalogue
    © Stanley Gibbons - London
  5. PIE-Pierron's Online Catalogue
    (Great Britain & Commonwealth Stamps)

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