South West Africa 1948 Silver Wedding of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth

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  • Issue date : 1949
  • two values
  • Designed by : J Booysen and J Prentice
  • Printed by : Government Printer, Pretoria
  • Print process :
  • stamp format height 23mm x width 30mm (pair width 60mm)
  • Perforations : 13.75 x 14

Silver Wedding of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth[edit]


pair of 3d stamps of South Africa with overprint SWA in narrow letters, in black
depicts the King and Queen and their monogram
two designs - one inscribed SOUTH AFRICA, one inscribed SUID-AFRIKA
Notes: used pairs are generally rated at 2-3 times the value of mint pairs. Single stamps have almost no worth

3d mint pair
3d used pair