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Journal The Springbok (Four issues per year)

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December 2018
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August 2018
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Southern Africa Philately No 10 was posted in September

July 2018 New SACS Study Collections No's 34 to 37 - Now Available

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Southern Africa Philately No 10 - October 2018
The Springbok No 343 - August 2018
Special Edition of The Springbok - October 2017

The Springbok No 344 due out November/December

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