South Africa 1947 to 1954 Postage Stamps
Explore a captivating slice of South African history through the enchanting world of postage stamps issued between 1947 and 1954. This period was marked by significant developments and changes in the country, and these stamps serve as both historical artifacts and miniature works of art.
The South Africa 1947-1954 postage stamps showcase a rich diversity of themes and designs, each carrying its own unique story. Whether you’re a philatelist, a history enthusiast, or simply appreciate the artistry of stamp design, this collection offers a fascinating glimpse into this era.
During these years, South Africa was undergoing a period of transformation. The creation of the Union of South Africa in 1910 marked a pivotal moment in the country’s history, and the stamps from this period reflect the nation’s evolving identity and heritage. From the stately portraits of King George VI to the vibrant depictions of native flora and fauna, these stamps celebrate the nation’s cultural and natural wealth.
The 1947-1954 postage stamps include a variety of denominations, from the classic penny and shilling values to more exotic and rare designs. They tell a story of a nation at the crossroads of change, where the past and the future intertwined in every piece of paper.
Whether you’re a collector seeking a unique addition to your philatelic treasures or someone interested in exploring South Africa’s history through the lens of these charming artifacts, the South Africa 1947-1954 postage stamps offer a captivating journey through time and culture, all within the frame of a postage stamp.
Stamps: 1/2d grey and green, 2d slate-blue and purple, 3d dull blue, 6d green and brown-orange and 1s brown and chalky blue.
SG 114c, 116, 117, 119a, 120
Condition: Fine Mint Hinged
Catalogue value: £26.75
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