Friday, February 22, 2013


35s: Peace and the UN are featured on this 1995 issue


N10, N20: World Cup Soccer players are shown on these 1998 issues


150fr: this 1998 trees issue shows Adansonia digitata, the Monkey-bread Tree, which produces an elongated, edible fruit

Monday, February 18, 2013


290fr: this 1994 issue shows prehistoric creatures

MAURITANIA / Mauritanie

18um: this vertical issue celebrates 25th anniv. of independence and shows the map and flag of Mauritania, along with fishing, the country's main industry


Le600: this lovely sheetlet shows nine birds typical to the West African region; at left are two species of sunbirds, while most of the others represent the seedeater or weaver families

Saturday, February 9, 2013

NAMIBIA / Namibie

N$2.20: Cormorants at sunset on a 1999 issue
N$1.90: a Barn owl in flight is shown on this 1998 set
20c: a Papilio spp. on a 1993 butterfly definitive set


130fr: the local celebrity comedian Koungoui is featured on this 1986 issue


25: the Eurasian Hoopoe is a widespread, charismatic species of woodlots and gardens


53c: Manual craftsmen of the island are pictured on this 2005 issue

Tuesday, February 5, 2013


80fr: the colorful African Pitta is featured on this birds issue, with a clear town cancel from Port-Gentil


120fr, 45fr: two stamps showing marine life (a ray) and a 2011 world conference of least developed countries

GUINEA / Guinee

5000fr: this 2010 issue shows typical scenes and cultural views of Guinea. Seen here are artisanal drums with traditional designs.

Friday, February 1, 2013


92mt: this 2010 issue shows the intertwined flags of the Lusophone Community of Nations world-wide. The Mozambican flag is seen at lower right.

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