Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Transkei: Airmail labels

Here is the first airmail label from Transkei.

The Transkei, officially the Republic of Transkei, was a Bantustan—an area set aside for members of a specific ethnicity—and nominal parliamentary democracy in the southeastern region of South Africa. Its capital was Umtata (renamed Mthatha in 2004).(wikipedia)

Year: approx.1980, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - TSK-A-1, rouletted H, vertical strips of 10,blue or greenish blue/white, 2**

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