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Southern Africa Annual Philatelic Conference
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SACS Study Collection No 38 now available

February 2019

More Archival editions of The Springbok have been added Volumes 4 to 9 (1956 to 1961)
Plus Volumes 39 to 43 (1991 to 1995)

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The Next issue of Southern Africa Philately is No 14 (February 2020)

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The Springbok No 348 - August 2019
Southern Africa Philately No 13 - October 2019
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