Sunday, January 14, 2018


10c, 40c, B2: three stamps from a 2016 set depicting waterfalls, including on the Blue Nile

Sunday, January 7, 2018


P1.80: this 2016 issue features elephants bathing in the Okavango Delta

Tuesday, January 2, 2018


100bk: this colorful holiday stamp was issued before Equatorial Guinea adopted the regional CFA currency, and reflects a former denomination.

Saturday, November 11, 2017


500fr: the Marsh Owl, a secretive nocturnal species is featured on this 1995 issue.

Monday, October 2, 2017

Dem. Rep. of CONGO

20fr: this is a low value of a recent WWF set picturing Mountain Gorillas of the Virungas, E. DRC

Wednesday, September 27, 2017


95fr, 120fr: two recent issues showing local stories and the Indian Ocean submarine cable network.

Sunday, September 3, 2017


150: this sports issue features cyclists competing in the 1988 Seoul Olympics

Friday, September 1, 2017


NSRate: this 2013 birds issue features the Damara Hornbill, a conspicuous species in the open brush

Tuesday, August 15, 2017


D22,000: this issue celebrates 800 years of the Portuguese language, and shows the flags of the Lusophone community of nations.

Saturday, August 5, 2017


N$2.90, 3.40: this set features two species of local Sunbirds, of the family Nectariinidae.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Rep. South Africa

Standard rate: this 2004 peace issue shows South Africans celebrating cultural diversity

Saturday, July 1, 2017


200, 250, 450, 500fr: Fishing is the No. 1 economic activity of Senegal and the most important source of protein for its population.  This 2015 se-tenant issue features colorful illustrations of local fishermen.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017


M100: this mini-sheet shows four species of dolphins frolicking off the E. African coast

Saturday, June 24, 2017


400fr: this 1988 African Union 25th Anniv. issue features a map and the colors of the Malian flag

Friday, June 16, 2017

Sierra Leone

Le10: this shipping issue features the Freighter Dunkwa and a Swallow on the wing

Monday, June 5, 2017


E1.05: this issue features Swazi King Mswati holding up the national constitution

Sunday, June 4, 2017


45fr: this 1988 Art issue features a work by Picasso called "the Dance."

Sunday, May 28, 2017


Intl Rate: Two values from a birds issue featuring Sunbirds, a unique family of nectar-sipping birds.

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