Africa

Stamps of Upper Volta: Animals and Native Masks (1960)

By |November 14th, 2014|

Upper Volta was reconstituted as and independendent republic in 1958 and introduced a […]

Africa Map (Strand Album 1908)

By |November 8th, 2014|

Map of Africa (1907)

By |October 12th, 2014|

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

The Stamps of West Africa

By |October 11th, 2014|

This article is based on an article, which originally appeared in the "Stamp Collectors’ Fortnightly", October 28, 1911.

Portuguese Colonies: Nyassa – First through Fifth Issue (1898-1911)

By |September 30th, 2014|

This article was written by Bertram W. H. Poole and first published in "Mekeel's Weekly Stamp News" Feb 25, 1911 Volume XXV, Number 8, Whole Issue Number 1052.

Railway Map of Cape Colony (1910)

By |September 23rd, 2014|

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

Stamps of Ethiopia: UPU (1909)

By |September 7th, 2014|

This stamp depicts the Throne of Solomon and was issued in 1909 to […]

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 […]

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 […]