June 24, 2011

Southwest Africa

Filed under: -South West Africa, AFRICA — fiuman @ 8:16 am

SOUTHWEST AFRICA

stasmps in collection: 9

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Formerly a German colony South West Africa was occupied by South African forces 1915, and by the Treaty of Versailles was mandate to the Unoin of South Africa. on March 20, 1990 it became Namibia.

stamps issued: 1918-1990

currency:

240 Pence = 20 Shillings = 1 Pound – 1918-1961

100 Cents = 1 Rand – 1961-1990

South African mandate of Southwest Africa

1924 /  1 penny / overprinted stamp: South Africa

Afrinaans overprint

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1926 / ½ penny / overprinted stamp: South Africa

Afrikaans overprint

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1926 / 1 penny / overprinted stamp: South Africa

Afrikaans overprint on English stamp

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1927/ ½ penny / overprinted stamp: South Africa

Overprint on English stamp

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1927 / ½ penny /overprinted stamp: South Africa

Overprint on Afrikaans stamp

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1927 / 1 penny / overprinted stamp: South Africa

Overprint on Afrikaans stamp

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1947 / 3 ; 3 pence / overprinted stamp: South Africa

pair – English / Afrikaans

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1947  / 1 penny / overprinted stamp: South Africa

Overprint on English stamp

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