South West Africa 1948 Silver Wedding of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date : 1949
  • two values
  • Designed by : J Booysen and J Prentice
  • Printed by : Government Printer, Pretoria
  • Print process :
  • stamp format height 23mm x width 30mm (pair width 60mm)
  • Perforations : 13.75 x 14

Silver Wedding of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth


pair of 3d stamps of South Africa with overprint SWA in narrow letters, in black
depicts the King and Queen and their monogram
two designs - one inscribed SOUTH AFRICA, one inscribed SUID-AFRIKA
Notes: used pairs are generally rated at 2-3 times the value of mint pairs. Single stamps have almost no worth

3d mint pair
3d used pair