South West African Wheel Tax Badges 1926-1961

The wheel tax metal badge came into existence as a result of Ordinance No. 6 of 1926 of the South West Africa Administration. The last badge was issued in 1961.
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Title: South West African Wheel Tax Badges 1926-1961
Author: Gordon McGregor
Series: Medals & Badges, Vol. 14
Publisher: Gordon McGregor
Revised edition. Windhoek, Namibia 2017
ISBN 9789991670034 / ISBN 978-99916-700-3-4
Softcover, 15 x 21 cm, 35 pages, throughout colour photographs

About: South West African Wheel Tax Badges 1926-1961

The theme of this book, South West African Wheel Tax Badges 1926-1961, is the so-called 'ox-wagon licences'and gives their history and background of why these badges must surely rate as one of the least known areas of badge collecting in the world and is even more so restricted mainly to Southern Africa. This book gives the history of the Wheel Tax Badges used in the Protectorate of South West Africa. Also included, is a short history of the wagon tax system in German South West Africa. It is lavishly illustrated with pictures of the badges themselves as well as copies of various documents relating to the badges. The pictures of the badges contained in this boos must surely constitute one of the rarest of occasions where all the Wheel Tax Badges of South West Africa can be seen together in one handy book. South West African Wheel Tax Badges 1926-1961 is a must on the bookshelf of every badge or token collector who is seeking information regarding the Wheel Tax Badges of the Protectorate of South West Africa.

Contents: South West African Wheel Tax Badges 1926-1961

Foreword
The South West Africa Period
Wheel Tax Badges
2 Wheel Tax Badges
4 Wheel Tax Badges
Motor Vehicle Licence Badges
The German Colonial Period