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Achievements of the South African Post Office – Still delivering whatever it takes

In Philately On 8 October 2013 0 Comments

The history of South African postal services can be traced back more than 500 years when the captain of a Portuguese ship, Petro D’Ataide, placed a letter in… Read More »

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Beautiful Rock Formations of The Cederberg on Stamps

In Philately On 17 August 2013 0 Comments

Travelling through South Africa with its remarkable variety of landscapes, one can’t help noticing the unusual rock formations along the way, some of which are part of sites… Read More »

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S. A. Celebrates 19th World Transplant Games With A Stamp Issue

In Philately On 26 July 2013 0 Comments

To celebrate the triumph of the human spirit and the hope that is behind every organ transplant, the World Transplant Games 2013 will take place in Durban from… Read More »

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Port Elizabeth Celebrates 100 Years With a SAPO Stamp Issue

In Philately On 18 July 2013 0 Comments

Wow! What a year for centenaries in South Africa, first Kirstenbosch and now Port Elizabeth. To celebrate their centenary the South African Post Office delivered a special stamp… Read More »

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S A Post Office recognises the 11 Field Postal Unit

In Interesting Things On 22 October 2012 0 Comments

In recognition of the services rendered by 11 Field Postal Unit, the South African Post Office will issue a set of 10 stamps and two first-day covers on… Read More »

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SA Post Office Celebrates World Post Day

In Philately On 10 October 2011 1 Comment

World Post Day is celebrated around the world on the 9th October, the anniversary of the establishment of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) in 1874 in the Swiss capital,… Read More »