• Short Summary

    THE FIRST OF ONE AND A QUARTER MILLION STAMPS WHICH MAY HELP MOTORISTS IN RHODESIA TO GET MORE PETROL AND OIL FOR THEIR CARS OFF THE PRESSES IN PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, THIS WEEK.

  • Description

    THE FIRST OF ONE AND A QUARTER MILLION STAMPS WHICH MAY HELP MOTORISTS IN RHODESIA TO GET MORE PETROL AND OIL FOR THEIR CARS OFF THE PRESSES IN PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, THIS WEEK.

    THE STAMPS WILL BE ISSUED TO MOTORISTS IN THE VARIOUS AREAS OF SOUTH AFRICA, WHO DONATE AN AMOUNT OF PETROL FOR RHODESIA. THEY HAVE BEEN ISSUED BY THE FRIENDS OF RHODESIA ASSOCIATION (FOR) -- THE NEWEST OF MANY ORGANISATIONS ESTABLISHED IN SOUTH AFRICA TO BUY AND MANY ORGANISATIONS ESTABLISHED IN SOUTH AFRICA TO BUY AND GIVE PETROL TO RHODESIA DURING THE CURRENT OIL EMBARGO.

    IT IS PLANNED TO SEND 80-THOUSAND GALLONS OF FUEL TO RHODESIA EACH MONTH.

    THE VARIOUS SCHEMES HAVE NO DIRECT BACKING FROM THE SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT AND ARE BEING ORGANISED ON A PRIVATE BASIS.

    THE FRIENDS OF RHODESIA ASSOCIATION HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED MORE THAN GBP300 IN DIRECT GIFTS.

    IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE GIFT STAMP SCHEME, THE ASSOCIATION HAS ALSO LAUNCHED A PUBLICITY CAMPAIGN IN ENGLISH AND AFRIKAANS TO PERSUADE MOTORISTS TO ASSIST THE PEOPLE OF RHODESIA BOTH MATERIALLY AND MORALLY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA44XLYNBFP8ZYMA8CCPHBW3K6U
    Media URN:
    VLVA44XLYNBFP8ZYMA8CCPHBW3K6U
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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