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3 Nephrology Stamp S#870152

SAPO Commemorates The 8th World Congress Of Nephrology

In Philately On 3 April 2015 0 Comments

The South African Post Office will issue a set of five stamps and a commemorative envelope on 3 April 2015 to commemorate the World Congress of Nephrology. The… Read More »

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Animal Poaching Awareness

In Philately On 3 March 2015 0 Comments

Raising awareness of the poaching plight. Animal poaching is an increasing global phenomenon. In Southern Africa, poaching has increased at an alarming rate. The situation has become so… Read More »

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SAPO Stamp Program For 2014

In Philately On 14 January 2014 0 Comments

Well we start the new Year off with a program of a lucky 13 issues for this year. This is the program at present but it is soon… Read More »

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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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SAPO issues stamps to commemorate the Kirstenbosch Centenary

In Philately On 1 July 2013 0 Comments

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is hailed as the most beautiful garden in Africa and is acclaimed as one of the great botanical gardens of the world. The garden… Read More »

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SAPO Issues A SA Bird Series: Flight of the African Fish Eagle

In Philately On 13 June 2013 0 Comments

The flight of the African Fish Eagle, releasing 14th June 2013, (Haliaeetus vocifer) miniature sheet for the first time in South Africa shows a moving image on stamps… Read More »

The Beauty of Butterflies and Moths of South Africa

In Philately On 9 May 2013 0 Comments

Most people, at some time in their lives, have marvelled at the beauty and grace of a butterfly darting from flower to flower, or have looked on in… Read More »

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SA Post Office last stamp issue of 2012. Go Digital!

In Philately On 14 December 2012 0 Comments

Go DIGITAL South Africa! Stamps issued on 23rd November 2012 The broadcasting environment is going through amazing changes owing to the development of digital technology. In South Africa,… Read More »

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South African Post Office 2013 Programme for Stamps

In Philately On 19 November 2012 16 Comments

Well this year is really nearing its end and the South African Post Office (SAPO) will have one more issue this year, an Ad Hoc issue, Go Digital… Read More »

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SAPO portrays 360 years since the arrival of the Dutch at the Cape

In Philately On 22 October 2012 0 Comments

360 years since the arrival of the Dutch at the Cape: portraying Krotoa On 6 April 1652, Jan van Riebeeck, a commander in the Dutch East India Company… Read More »

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Baby Big 5 Stamp Issue by SA Post Office

In Philately On 2 October 2012 0 Comments

For some reason, I seem to have missed the issuing of these really beautiful stamps, so to put matters right I am putting this up now, they were… Read More »

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Commercial and Medicinal Plants – SAPO new stamp release

In Philately On 3 May 2012 1 Comment

Commercial and Medicinal Plants Goodness from Mother Earth, a new stamp release by the South African Post Office for the 15th May 2012. It is a beautifully designed… 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 »

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SA Cape Floral Region Stamp Issue

In Interesting Things On 20 September 2011 0 Comments

The South African Post Office is releasing ten stamps, in one sheet, on the 23rd September 2011. The ten stamps have been designed by artist Tobie Beele, in… Read More »

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Springbok emblem commemorated on SA stamps

In Interesting Things On 19 August 2011 0 Comments

In commemoration of 100 years of the South African national rugby team being called ‘The Springboks’, the South African Post Office will issue a set of 10 stamps… Read More »