Africa

Stamps of South Africa: V.R.I. Wolmaransstad Overprints

By |August 1st, 2014|

The V.R.I. (Victoria Regina Imperatrix) overprints were applied to a few stamps of […]

Map of Africa (1907)

By |July 27th, 2014|

This is the Maury map of Africa for 1907. The map shows the […]

Stamps of Belgian Congo: Stanley Anniversary (1928)

By |June 23rd, 2014|

This issue celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Stanley’s Exploration of the Congo.

Recess at […]

Post Offices of South Africa: East London West

By |June 16th, 2014|

This image shows the building originally served as the first Magistrate’s Court, Customs […]

Map of Italian East Africa (1938-1941)

By |May 25th, 2014|

The biggest extension of Eritrea was reached during the Italian Empire (1936–1941), when […]

Stamps of Eritrea: First Issues (1893-1910)

By |May 25th, 2014|

On January 1, 1893, values from 1 centesimo to 5 lire of the […]

Postcard: The Arrival of Augagneur, Governor of Diego-Suárez (1905)

By |May 5th, 2014|

This historic postcard shows the arrival of the new Governor in the main […]

Stamps of French Mauritania: New York World’s Fair (1939)

By |April 30th, 2014|

These two attractive stamps celebrated the New York World’s Fair of 1939.

Designed and […]

Map of Algeria (1921)

By |March 28th, 2014|

For stamp collectors and postal historians of French Colonies, this French map shows […]

Stamps of Namibia: Nocturnal Animals (2014)

By |March 20th, 2014|

Nampost issued a sheetlet of 6 stamps featuring the nocturnal animals of Namibia. […]

Africa Map (Strand Album 1908)

By |March 8th, 2014|

Railway map of Cape Colony (1910)

By |March 5th, 2014|

This map shows the railway network of the Cape Government Railways (and other […]