Sunday, April 27, 2014


325 CFA Blk of four: Native African birds are featured in this sheetlet, where they perch and fly near a local waterfall

Friday, April 25, 2014


Kw 23: this 1990 issue features traditional architecture of Angola, showing the strong influence of Portuguese styles from the colonial period

Sunday, April 20, 2014


P4.70: this colorful birds issue features a pair of African Green Pigeons in what appears to be a fruiting fig tree

Thursday, April 17, 2014


300fr: this colorful 1994 issue celebrates World Cup Soccer, showing the trophy surrounded by flags. In 1994 the USA hosted the games for the first time ever.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

CENTRAL AFRICAN Rep. / Rep. Centrafricaine

100fr: this 1990 fauna issue foretells declining local populations of elephants, one of the species most targeted by poachers as demand for ivory soars worldwide

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

ETHIOPIA / Ethiopie

B2: this native birds set from 2001 shows Prince Ruspoli's Turaco, endemic to a highland forest areas in southern Ethiopia near Arero, Bobela, Sokora and Wadera. The species was discovered by Prince Ruspoli of Italy during an expedition in 1892.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

IVORY COAST / Cote d'Ivoire

100fr: this 1979 Philexfrance exposition issue shows the national symbol (elephant) with an inset of a stamp showing a francolin or forest partridge

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