.                          RE22454
South Africa


 Catalog no. RE22454
 Country South Africa
 Date 01.01.1975
 Face value ONE
Category 2.1.0 Mail Transport / Special Messenger Services
 Type cinderella
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 Remark Faksimile From South Africa, a Gold Medal of the Boer War Penny Stamp used in Mafeking during the Siege. Produced in 1975 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the siege. Shows a boy (forerunner of a boy scout) on a bicycle delivering the mail. 18ct Gold. 29.0 mm x 24.1 mm. Mass 12.3 gm. Stamped on the back with the maker's mark: "ET+" for E. Tiessen (Pty) Ltd, the hallmarks for 18ct gold and the date letter B for 1975. Also stamped with the issue number: "1415". Contains 0.297 Troy oz of pure gold.
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