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These stamps were brought out to commemorate certain events…or people/animals …the first one is our well-known artist…one of many… J H Pierneef
then the insects…part of our world!
Rock-painting…beautiful art!
Wolraad Woltemade…a very brave person who gave his life to save people from a wrecked ship…he went into the sea…7 times and lost his own life…!
Follow link here…http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolraad_Woltemade
and then, our famous poet/writer…Langenhoven! A very clever and wise man…he also wrote the words of our National Anthem…”Die Stem van SuidAfrika!”
(the old one which have some stanzas incorporated in the “new” one)
Click on each stamp and it will open up as a larger image





More Stamps…..at the bottom….

1. “Volkspele“, which is a traditional dance
2. The British Settlers of 1820
3. To save water…that was in 1970 as the date tells you on the stamp
4. Physical Education…it was also in the late 1970’s





More stamps here on these two sites:
http://www.namibstamps.com/products.htm

http://www.africastamps.co.uk

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