Key: 390  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 5
Issued: 16 Stamps / dead country
  
  
 

Information
British Bechuanaland town of Mafeking, which in 1895 was annexed to
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. Special emergency stamps were issued during the 2nd Boer War
(1899-1902) while it changed hands several times between the Boer and the
British forces. Stamps issued only in 1900. Many forgeries known.
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Inscriptions
MAFEKING BESIEGED overprinted on stamps of Cape of Good Hope
MAFEKING BESIEGED overprinted on stamps of Bechuanaland Protectorate
V.R. SIEGE OF MAFEKING
MAFEKING SIEGE

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