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ZAIRE  
(Formerly BELGIAN CONGO)    
First postage stamp issued: 1886.
No longer a country. See Congo-Kinshasha.

Concordia,  Kinshasha.  
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1968 for Zaire.


Hallet Security Department, [where?].
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1967 (Surcharges) for Zaire.


Imprimerie Moderne, Stanleyville.  
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1964 (Overprints) for Stanleyville.



ZAMBIA  
(Formerly NORTHERN RHODESIA)
 First postage stamp issued: 1925 for Northern Rhodesia.
No stamps appear to have been produced locally, but overprinting did occur as recorded below.

Mission Press, [Where?].
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 2002 (Overprint) for Zambia.




ZANZIBAR   
(See TANZANIA)



ZIMBABWE   
(Formerly RHODESIA)
zimbabwe.gif  First postage stamp issued: 1892 for Rhodesia. 

Bulawayo Chronicle, Bulawayo.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1896 (Surcharges) for Rhodesia.


Federal Printing and Stationery Department, Salisbury subsequently renamed Harare.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1961 (Postage Dues) for Rhodesia.


Government Printer, Lusaka.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1960 for Northern Rhodesia.



Mardon Printers (Pvt) Limited, Salisbury subsequently renamed Harare.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1965 for Rhodesia, 1980 for Zimbabwe. Last stamp printed 1987.

Main printing process(es): Litho

Production commenced at this printer in December 1965, the early production of which is described as crude. However, it was not long before they were producing quality work.

This printer was bought out by the government of Zimbabwe in 1986/7.
The company name changed to National Printing & Packaging Company [NP&PC] in 1987. 



National Printing  & Packaging Company (PVT) Ltd, Harare.  
Abbreviation known by: NP&PC.
Founded: 1930.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1987 for Botswana.

Main printing process(es): Litho.

NP&PC was reformed in 1987, having merged with Mardon Printers (Pvt) Limited.


Natprint, Harare.
The 1999 short name for NP&PC, above.