Southern Africa Philately
Otto Peetoom
- Philatelist, Researcher and Philatelic Author
Hosting the South African Collectors Society
2017 What's New
November 2017
This website promotes Southern Africa Philately and
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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Since 2 Jan 2014

Southern Africa Annual Philatelic Conference
2/4 November
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22 November
Ciskei stamps will feature here tomorrow on Thursday 23 November
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17 November
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11 November
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October 2017
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What's New in October/November 2017

11 November
A New page featuring the Homelands - Transkei under development

Due in November - The next issue of The Springbok No 340

26 October South African Philatelic Exhibitions
- A new page has been added today
It documents Philatelic activity in South Africa from 1903 onwards

18 - 20 October under Pioneering SA Philately - Three new sections added
The South African Philatelist
(1910-12) - The South African Philatelic Advertiser (1911 - 1912)
The South African Stamp Collector

Union SG 1 pages revamped from six to one page

Two new Study collections have been added
bringing the total to 33

A new webpage has been constructed and has be posted on Sunday 24 September - See link above

The history of the Manfred Weinstein Memorial Medallion and records its recipients since 1981
Please note extra information and images are being added frequently

A Concentrated Public Relations Campaign to Promote the Society has begun
Starting in Gibbons Monthly & Forerunners (October 2017 Editions)

he 70th Anniversary of the South African Collectors' Society 1947 - 2017

A special Souvenir Edition of The Springbok has been posted or download it Free

Auction No 46 to be held in November 2017 Preview

Southern Africa Philately No 7 was posted during September

The object of this website is to make it interesting and informative.
There is a section on how to Identify the various Union Pictorial Definitives and there are numerous Articles and anything connected with South African Philately

This website was created, is maintained and constantly updated by a Professional Philatelist who is a keen researcher and Philatelic writer and
Editor of Southern Africa Philately, The Rhodesian Philatelist and The Runner Post

Starting on 7 July a Special Publication is being collated Southern African Labels
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Wanted - Don't throw them away please - we need them for research
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New Pages in the Collect Section 1961 - 2016 RSA Commemoratives - Added recently SWA Commemoratives

Plus a Site for Stellaland, Bechuanaland and Botswana

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19 - 20 January 2018
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14 - 17 February 2018

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The Site went Live on the 29 January 2014

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