Archive for the ‘South Africa’ Category
Another nice cover from South Africa was sent by J.N., thank you! It was posted in Ladysmith on January 20 and arrived on January 27, 2014.
The bottom stamps depict the coral hind (Cephalopholis miniatus). They are part of the “Fishes” set, which was issued on November 1, 2000.
See also: #773 South Africa 14/01/11
There are attached six stamps of the fishes set that was issued on November 1, 2000. They commemorate the longhorn cowfish (Lactoria cornuta), the twospined angelfish (Centropyge bispinosus), the surgeonfish Paracanthurus hepatus, the threadfin butterflyfish (Chaetodon auriga), and the yellow longnose butterflyfish (Forcipiger flavissimus).
The other three stamps are part of the “Crafts” stamp set, which was issued on October 27, 2010.
This nice cover from South Africa was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted in Pretoria on October 22 and arrived on October 28, 2013.
The three stamps are part of the set “Rock Formations and the Cederberg”, which was issued on August 8, 2013. The stamps depict igneous rocks of the Karoo National Park and the Augrabies Falls and sand dunes of the Addo Elephant National Park.
See also: #140 South Africa 09/05/02