Postage stamps and postal history of Swaziland

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A 1937 stamp of Swaziland.

This is a survey of the postage stamps and postal history of Swaziland.

The first stamps of Swaziland were overprinted stamps of Transvaal issued 18 October 1889.[1]

Further reading[edit]

  • Higson, Andrew. The Stamps of Swaziland 1889-1894. Loughborough: Transvaal Study Circle, 2004, 12p.
  • Pirie, J.H. Harvey. Stamps and Postal History of Swaziland and of the New Republic. Johannesburg: The Philatelic Federation of South Africa, 1956, 68p.
  • Proud, Ted. The Postal History of Swaziland & Zululand. Heathfield, Sussex: Postal History Publications, 1996 ISBN 1-872465-13-7, 182p.
  • van der Molen, Peter. Swaziland Philately to 1968: A handbook detailing the postage stamps and their forgeries, the postmarks, the postal stationery, the postal history and the revenues of Swaziland to independence in 1968. London: The Royal Philatelic Society, 2013 ISBN 978-0-900631-62-7, 532p.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue: Southern Africa. 2nd edition. London: Stanley Gibbons, 2007, p. 113. ISBN 0852596545