South Africa 1941 Large War Issue

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date : various dates 1941-1943
  • nine designs each in two language types, and two designs inscribed bilingually
  • Designed by :
  • Printed by : Government Printer
  • Print process : typography
  • Perforations : 15 x 14, or 14 x 14 (2d, 4d, 6d)

Large War Effort issue[edit]

  • stamps adapting these designs but smaller were issued 1942-1944, 'Small War Effort issue'

Sheet stamps[edit]

½d pair - 19.11.1941
1d - 03.10.1941 pair
1½d pair - 12.01.1942
2d bilingual single - 15.09.1941
3d pair - 01.08.1941
4d pair - 20.08.1941
6d pair - 03.09.1941
1s bilingual single - 27.10.1941

Varieties[edit]

½d[edit]

(UHB 80) ½d Bright Green V3—White spot under S of SOUTH (R19/2)bottom right stamp

1d[edit]

Stain on Uniform (R 14/11)
Red Mark on Veil (R 20/5)

1½d[edit]

White V on shoulder (R 16/8)
White Spot in Background. Left Centre. (R 18/8)

1s3d[edit]

Broken H of South (R 3/2)