South Africa 2001 The Big Five (animals)

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 25th April 2001
  • five non-denominated values in a se-tenant strip (regular gum)
  • Designed by: Alan Ainslie
  • Printed by: The House of Questa
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 26mm x width 34mm
  • Perforations: 14.5 x 14.5
  • stamps inscribed AIRMAIL POSTCARD RATE and undated
  • Notes: these designs also issued die cut 12.5 x 12, format height 24mm x width 29mm, in a self-adhesive booklet dated 10.10.2005


Animals, The Big Five
(R2.10) ~ elephant
(R2.10) ~ lion
(R2.10) ~ black rhinoceros
(R2.10) ~ leopard
(R2.10) ~ buffalo

gummed sheet stamps, and First Day Cover[edit]

Animals AIRMAIL POSTCARD RATE gummed
First Day Cover


Self-adhesives, in Booklet[edit]

  • booklet format height 148mm x width 60mm
The Big Five booklet
The Big Five booklet cover