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Department of Posts and Telegraphs. Postage stamps value 12/-, Southern Rhodesia

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Years of issue: 1956
Edition: --
Signatures: no signature
Serie: No Serie
Specimen of: 1956
Material: Paper
Size (mm): 58 х 44
Printer: TDLR (Thomas de la Rue & Company), London

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Department of Posts and Telegraphs. Postage stamps value 12/-

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Department of Posts and Telegraphs. Postage stamps value 12/-

Department of Posts and Telegraphs. Postage stamps value 12/-.

Stamps1 list by 4 stamps, value 3d each

StampsOn stamps are the Greater Kudu antelope (Tragelaphus Strepsiceros).

Tragelaphus strepsiceros

One of the tallest and longest-horned antelopes, the greater kudu can weigh up to 600 pounds with horns up to 6 feet in length. The greater kudu is found throughout eastern and southern Africa, in mixed woodlands, bushlands, hills and mountains. It feeds on leaves, flowers and fruits and can live up to 8 years in the wild. The greater kudu is characterized by its narrow body, long legs, large ears and brown coat with white vertical torso stripes. Both the greater kudu and the lesser kudu have distinctive stripes and spots covering their bodies, and males have fringe under their chins and impressive spiral horns.

StampsOn stamps is the portrait of HM The Queen Elizabeth II. More about this portrait you can read here.

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Department of Posts and Telegraphs. Postage stamps value 12/-

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