Rhodesia

Ref: GW3593
  • £90.00

1939 cover to Gwelo with a 1d cancelled WANDERER MINE 3 JUL 1939. The Wanderer mine, near Selukwe, Southern Rhodesia, opened in 1899 and unfortunately has the reputation of having the highest number of fatalities of any gold mine in Rhodesia / Zimbabwe. Aptly named 'Wanderer' the mine has many shafts and passages. An uncommon cancel.