The Anglo-Boer War Philatelic Society

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The value of Kimberley lay in its diamond mines. Cecil Rhodes had rushed there to look after his interests and was something of a pain to the military commander, Lieut-Col R.G. Kekewich. The siege lasted from 14.Oct.99 to 15.Feb.00.

Australian patriotic card posted from Adelaide to Cape Town in 1901.