Tag Archive: George V

Dec 27

Rare Registered — Weekly Feature #417

King George V Admiral 1¢ in an imperforate strip of three.  Used ‘socked on the nose’ with a violet Registration postmark and Very Fine.  A rather unusual item indeed and a rare registered in terms of the quality of the postmark.

Nov 29

Gorgeous George – Weekly Feature #414

Walvis Bay was an enclave of the Cape of Good Hope Colony.  Walvis is Afrikaans for Whale.  The Port itself is the only deep-water protected harbour along the entire Namibian coast.  The value of this natural harbour was first realised by the Portuguese in the late 1400’s and it was this value which lead the …

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