Southern Africa Philately
Otto Peetoom
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Publishes a journal three times per year

It hosts the South African Collectors Society and its
Journal The Springbok (Four issues per year)

It supports the Annual Southern Africa Philatelic Conference

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Southern Africa Annual Philatelic Conference
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