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No New Posts Afars and Issas

1 1 Afars and Issas : Stamps
by rod222
Sept 15, 2014 3:30:34 GMT
No New Posts Africa (Other)

Please look or post here for African countries without listed sub-boards.

6 31 new collection in mind
by Ryan
Jan 16, 2015 21:25:31 GMT
No New Posts Aguera, La

An administrative district in southern Rio de Oro on the northwest coast of Africa.

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No New Posts Algeria

3 42 Algeria: Stamps
by Beryllium Guy
Apr 10, 2017 0:49:50 GMT
No New Posts Angola

2 2 Angola First Ceres Issues
by tonyvella
Jan 3, 2015 21:30:30 GMT
No New Posts Anjouan

One of the Comoro Islands in the Mozambique Channel. The stamps of Anjouan were superseded by those of Madagascar, and in 1950 by those of Comoro Islands.

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No New Posts Ascension

An island in the South Atlantic Ocean 900 miles from Liberia. In 1922, placed under the administration of the Colonial Office and annexed to the British Crown Colony of St. Helena.

1 17 Ascension
by falschung
Jun 13, 2016 12:10:26 GMT
No New Posts Basutoland

British Crown Colony which became the independent state of Lesotho on October 4, 1966.

1 17 Basutoland
by falschung
Mar 15, 2016 2:16:29 GMT
No New Posts Bechuanaland (British Bechuanaland)

A British Crown Colony which included the area of the former Stellaland; annexed in 1895 to the Cape of Good Hope Colony

1 7 Bechuanaland
by comingfrom
Sept 25, 2013 7:07:50 GMT
No New Posts Belgian Congo

Congo was an independent state, founded by Leopold II of Belgium, until 1908 when it was annexed to Belgium as a colony. In 1960 it became an independent republic. See Congo Democratic Republic and Zaire.

1 12 Belgian Congo : Stamps.
by Jen B
Mar 27, 2016 1:10:58 GMT
No New Posts Botswana

1 3 Botswana : Stamps.
by rod222
Aug 15, 2015 1:57:02 GMT
No New Posts British Offices Abroad

4 5 Transjordan
by falschung
Jun 13, 2017 11:21:20 GMT
No New Posts Burkina Faso (Upper Volta)

In 1919 the French territory of Upper Volta was detached from the southern section of Upper Senegal and Niger and made a separate colony. In 1933 the colony was divided among its neighbors. The Republic of Upper Volta was proclaimed December 11, 1958; the name was changed to Burkina Faso on August 4, 1984.

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No New Posts Burundi

3 7 Burundi : Stamps.
by bobby1948
Feb 8, 2016 13:09:54 GMT
No New Posts Cameroon

4 11 Cameroon: Airmails
by falschung
Mar 15, 2017 18:36:33 GMT
No New Posts Cape Juby

1 1 Cape Juby : Stamps
by Mick
Nov 8, 2015 2:18:06 GMT
No New Posts Cape of Good Hope

4 46 Cape of Good Hope - Triangles - Guest Post
by Anping
Jun 1, 2017 19:39:59 GMT
No New Posts Central African Republic

1 2 Central African Republic : Stamps.
by rod222
Aug 21, 2014 0:37:05 GMT
No New Posts Chad

2 10 BB [1840-1940] Chad French Colony in Africa [complete]
by jl
Dec 11, 2016 19:49:20 GMT
No New Posts Comoros

2 10 Comoro Islands: Air Mail Stamps
by barhata
Feb 15, 2014 19:30:24 GMT
No New Posts Congo Democratic Republic

Congo was an independent state, founded by Leopold II of Belgium, until 1908 when it was annexed to Belgium as a colony. Congo became an independent republic in 1960. The name was changed to Republic of Zaire on October 28, 1971. In 1998 some issues again used the name Congo Democratic Republic (see Zaire).

1 1 Congo Democratic Republic: stamps
by bobby1948
Feb 19, 2016 1:39:18 GMT
No New Posts Congo, People's Republic of

The former French colony of Middle Congo became a member state of the French Community on November 28, 1958 and achieved independence on August 15, 1960. For some years before 1958, the colony was joined with three other French territories to form French Equatorial Africa.

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No New Posts Dahomey

1 4 Dahomey : Stamps.
by classicalstamps
Sept 14, 2014 5:42:52 GMT
No New Posts Egypt - 1 Viewing

10 47 Egypt: Paquebot 'Local ship post'
by Anping
Jun 2, 2017 22:20:31 GMT
No New Posts Equatorial Guinea

2 13 Equatorial Guinea : Stamps
by rod222
Jan 28, 2014 14:46:34 GMT
No New Posts Eritrea

1 11 Eritrea : Stamps.
by falschung
Oct 13, 2016 12:06:41 GMT
No New Posts Ethiopia

1 9 Ethiopia
by Perfs14
Aug 31, 2014 2:12:53 GMT
No New Posts Fernando Poo

2 13 Covers - Fernando Poo
by BC
Nov 22, 2013 14:36:26 GMT
No New Posts French West Africa

French West Africa comprised the colonies of Senegal, French Guinea, Ivory Coast, Dahomey, French Sudan, Mauritania, Niger and Upper Volta. In 1958 these colonies became republics, eventually issuing their own stamps.Until the republic issues appeared, stamps of French West Africa continued in use. The Senegal and Sudanese Republics issued stamps jointly as the Federation of Mali, starting in 1959.

1 1 French West Africa : Stamps
by rod222
Feb 4, 2015 9:55:25 GMT
No New Posts Gambia

3 46 Gambia Cameo Forgeries (Guests Only)
by falschung
Mar 30, 2017 14:53:40 GMT
No New Posts Ghana

1 29 Ghana : Stamps
by rod222
Nov 24, 2015 10:14:04 GMT
No New Posts Gold Coast

1 30 Gold Coast : Stamps
by falschung
Dec 5, 2016 1:43:55 GMT
No New Posts Griqualand West

1 6 Africa : Griqualand West.
by Ryan
Apr 12, 2014 19:20:16 GMT
No New Posts Guinea

2 7 Guinea Stamps
by Bombadil
Dec 9, 2017 1:28:25 GMT
No New Posts Guinea-Bissau

1 1 Guinea-Bissau : Stamps
by rod222
Jun 15, 2015 8:51:38 GMT
No New Posts Ifni

Ceded to Spain by Morocco in 1860 but not occupied by the Spanish until 1934. Returned to Morocco June 30, 1969.

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No New Posts Inhambane

Former Portuguese colony; now a district of Mozambique

1 1 Inhambane Ceres
by tonyvella
Jan 15, 2015 14:08:32 GMT
No New Posts Italian Colonies

2 6 Italian East Africa : Stamps.
by rod222
Nov 13, 2015 9:55:36 GMT
No New Posts Ivory Coast

2 3 Ivory Coast BBB [Big Blue Beast]
by jl
Jan 1, 2017 19:54:02 GMT
No New Posts Katanga

1 7 State of Katanga
by huckles888
Feb 13, 2014 16:23:45 GMT
No New Posts Kenya

1 6 Kenya, Uganda & Tanganyika
by falschung
Dec 17, 2016 12:00:54 GMT
No New Posts Lagos

This territory was purchased by Britain in 1861 and placed under the Governor of Sierra Leone. It was detached in 1874 and formed part of the Gold Coast Colony until 1886 when the Protectorate of Lagos was established. Chartered to the Royal Niger Company until 1899 when all territories of that company were surrendered to the Crown and formed into Northern and Southern Nigeria Protectorates. In 1906, Lagos and Southern Nigeria were united to form the Colony and Protectorate of Southern Nigeria.

1 4 Lagos: Classic Stamps
by Beryllium Guy
Apr 16, 2017 22:02:17 GMT
No New Posts Lesotho

2 5 Lesotho : Stamps.
by rod222
May 17, 2014 21:55:28 GMT
No New Posts Liberia

3 40 Liberia Postal Card Mailed via German Seapost
by smauggie
Sept 19, 2017 3:19:06 GMT
No New Posts Libya

4 10 Cyrenaica under British Rule
by AirmailEd
Dec 26, 2016 0:03:37 GMT
No New Posts Lourenco Marques

Part of Portuguese East Africa Colony; stamps of Mozambique replaced those of Lourenco Marques in 1920.

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No New Posts Madagascar

6 51 Madagascar BBB [Big Blue Beast]
by jl
Jan 14, 2017 23:04:51 GMT
No New Posts Malagasy Republic

1 2 Malagasy (Madagascar) - A Cover
by Zuzu
Dec 10, 2013 3:56:33 GMT
No New Posts Malawi

1 4 Malawi : Stamps
by rod222
Apr 26, 2014 9:17:37 GMT
No New Posts Mali

1 1 Mali : Stamps.
by rod222
Jan 17, 2014 5:30:20 GMT
No New Posts Mauritius

4 17 Mauritius First Day Covers
by mauritiusstamps
Mar 14, 2017 13:04:26 GMT
No New Posts Middle Congo

1 7 French Middle Congo.BBB. Please confirm Scott messed up?????
by Beryllium Guy
Feb 27, 2017 0:43:21 GMT
No New Posts Morocco

3 8 Morocco - Tangiers
by falschung
Dec 22, 2016 16:38:02 GMT
No New Posts Mozambique

3 17 Mozambique Stamps
by rod222
Jul 5, 2015 0:15:08 GMT
No New Posts Mozambique Company

2 12 Mozambique Company stamps
by bobby1948
Feb 6, 2016 16:38:41 GMT
No New Posts Namibia

1 1 Namibia : Stamps.
by rod222
Dec 18, 2015 23:57:03 GMT
No New Posts Natal

1 1 Natal Long Ago
by thephilatelist
Apr 7, 2016 17:52:09 GMT
No New Posts Niger

2 10 BB [1840-1940] Niger
by jl
Dec 22, 2016 0:31:45 GMT
No New Posts Niger Coast Protectorate

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
No New Posts Nigeria

3 7 Nigeria - Stamps
by ixgx47
Feb 10, 2017 6:58:39 GMT
No New Posts Northern Nigeria

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
No New Posts Northern Rhodesia

1 2 Northern Rhodesia - GVI Stamps
by falschung
Oct 29, 2016 10:14:10 GMT
No New Posts Nyasaland Protectorate

1 4 Nyasaland Stamps
by falschung
Sept 30, 2016 19:19:43 GMT
No New Posts Nyassa

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
No New Posts Obock

Obock was the point of entrance from which French Somaliland was formed. The port was acquired by the French in 1862 but was not actively occupied until 1884. In 1888 Djibouti was made into a port and the seat of government moved there from Obock. In 1902 the name Somali Coast was adopted on the postage stamps of Djibouti and these stamps superseded the individual issues of Obock.

1 4 Obock : Stamps
by Beryllium Guy
Dec 21, 2016 23:58:17 GMT
No New Posts Oltre Giuba

Oltre Giuba was ceded to Italy by Great Britain in 1924 and in 1926 was incorporated with Italian Somaliland. In 1936 it became part of Italian East Africa.

1 4 Oltre Giuba: Stamps
by rod222
Aug 26, 2015 22:51:30 GMT
No New Posts Portuguese Africa

1 1 Portuguese Africa : Stamps.
by rod222
Nov 24, 2015 23:46:31 GMT
No New Posts Portuguese Guinea

This territory, including the Bissagos Islands, became an independent republic on September 10, 1974. See Guinea-Bissau.

1 8 Portuguese Guinea : Stamps
by I.L.S.
Aug 26, 2013 8:46:45 GMT
No New Posts Reunion

2 18 Reunion BBB [Big Blue Beast]
by jl
Dec 29, 2016 17:51:25 GMT
No New Posts Rhodesia (British South Africa)

Administered by the British South Africa Company. In 1923 the area was divided and the portion south of the Zambezi River became the British Crown Colony of Southern Rhodesia. In the following year the remaining territory was formed into the Protectorate of Northern Rhodesia. The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (comprising Southern Rhodesia, Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland) was established September 3, 1953.

2 18 ??? Rhodesia - size of stamps. ???
by sgard
Nov 2, 2015 16:38:00 GMT
No New Posts Rhodesia and Nyasaland

The Federation of Southern Rhodesia, Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland was created in 1953; it was dissolved at the end of 1963.

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No New Posts Rhodesia (Southern)

In October 1964, Southern Rhodesia assumed the name Rhodesia. On November 11, 1965, the government declared Rhodesia independent. Rhodesia became Zimbabwe on April 18, 1980.

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No New Posts Rwanda

1 3 Rwanda : Stamps.
by rod222
Jul 22, 2014 7:57:29 GMT
No New Posts Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic

1 20 Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. [RASD]
by rod222
Apr 21, 2015 0:20:48 GMT
No New Posts Saint Helena

British Crown Colony located in the Atlantic Ocean 1,200 miles west of Angola.

2 7 Saint Helena - Tristan Da Cunha
by falschung
May 7, 2016 13:02:54 GMT
No New Posts St. Thomas & Prince Islands

1 1 St Thomas and Prince Islands : Stamps
by rod222
Jun 22, 2014 23:56:05 GMT
No New Posts Senegal

2 6 Senegal Stamps
by Bombadil
Dec 10, 2017 0:08:48 GMT
No New Posts Seychelles

2 4 Seychelles GVI Issue
by falschung
Jul 29, 2017 19:57:16 GMT
No New Posts Sierra Leone

3 23 Some of my Sierra Leone collection Part 1 (1964-1980)
by dgdecker
Dec 7, 2017 4:32:19 GMT
No New Posts Somalia

1 4 Somalia - Scott 13 - SOLVED
by randyharper
Feb 7, 2014 19:10:24 GMT
No New Posts Somali Coast

1 4 Somali Coast BBB [Big blue beast]
by jl
Dec 28, 2016 20:34:25 GMT
No New Posts Somaliland Protectorate

1 2 Somaliland Protectorate
by falschung
Oct 15, 2016 19:05:14 GMT
No New Posts South Africa

13 64 What is it? Misprint?
by sgard
Sept 2, 2017 19:13:34 GMT
No New Posts South West Africa

1 5 South West Africa : Stamps.
by falschung
Jul 31, 2016 11:30:50 GMT
No New Posts Southern Nigeria

1 4 Southern Nigeria : Stamps.
by classicalstamps
Aug 27, 2015 5:04:56 GMT
No New Posts Southern Rhodesia

Prior to 1923 the area was administered by the British South Africa Company. The colony was created in 1923 by the British Government. In 1953, Southern Rhodesia joined Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland to form the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. When the Federation dissolved at the end of 1963, Southern Rhodesia again became an internally self-governing colony.

1 17 Southern Rhodesia : Stamps.
by falschung
Jul 5, 2016 12:14:18 GMT
No New Posts South Kasai

1 13 South Kasai : Stamps.
by rod222
Oct 9, 2014 23:44:20 GMT
No New Posts Spanish Guinea

1 4 Spanish Guinea : Stamps.
by smauggie
Aug 6, 2017 11:23:18 GMT
No New Posts Spanish Morocco

A Spanish Protectorate until merging with the French and Tangier zones of Morocco in 1956 to become the independent country of Morocco.

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No New Posts Spanish Sahara

A subdivision of Spanish West Africa that included the colony of Rio de Oro and the territory of Saguiet el Hamra. Formerly known as Spanish Western Sahara, which superseded the older title of Rio de Oro.

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No New Posts Spanish West Africa

The major political division of the Spanish areas in northwest Africa. It included Spanish Sahara (Rio de Oro and Saguiet el Hamra), Ifni and Southern Morocco (for administrative purposes). Separate stamp issues have been used for Rio de Oro, Ifni and La Aguera.

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No New Posts Stellaland

Set up by the Boers in an effort to annex territory ruled by the Bechuana chiefs. Annexed by Great Britain in 1885 and became part of British Bechuanaland.

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
No New Posts Sudan

1 16 Sudan : Stamps.
by falschung
Mar 10, 2016 16:45:43 GMT
No New Posts Swaziland

1 2 Swaziland : Stamps.
by rod222
Feb 26, 2015 13:20:10 GMT
No New Posts Tanganyika

1 1 Tanganyika : Stamps.
by rod222
Nov 18, 2015 0:54:40 GMT
No New Posts Tanzania

1 3 Tanzania : Stamps.
by bobby1948
Feb 8, 2016 20:43:38 GMT
No New Posts Tete

A district of the Portuguese East Africa Colony; formerly part of Zambezia. Stamps of Mozambique replaced those of Tete.

1 12 Tete 1914 Ceres heads-up
by Admin
Dec 30, 2014 19:03:01 GMT
No New Posts Togo

1 7 Togo : Stamps.
by rod222
Jun 22, 2015 12:47:02 GMT
No New Posts Tunisia

2 6 Forgeries of the 1943 Palm Stamp (Guests Only)
by falschung
Mar 31, 2017 15:36:10 GMT
No New Posts Ubangi-Shari

2 6 Ubangi-Shari BBB [Big Blue Beast]
by jkjblue
Dec 28, 2016 18:26:50 GMT
No New Posts Uganda

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
No New Posts Upper Senegal & Niger

1 1 BBB Upper Senegal & Niger [Big Blue Beast]
by jl
Dec 23, 2016 22:07:37 GMT
No New Posts Upper Volta

1 1 BBB Upper Volta [Big Blue Beast] Near complete.
by jl
Dec 23, 2016 21:50:52 GMT
No New Posts Zaire

Congo Democratic Republic changed its name to Republic of Zaire in November 1971. Issues before that date are under Congo Democratic Republic.

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
No New Posts Zambezia

A former district of the Mozambique Province in Portuguese East Africa. The districts of Quelimane and Tete were created from Zambezia; eventually, stamps of Mozambique came into use.

1 2 Zambezia : Stamps.
by rod222
Nov 25, 2015 3:47:23 GMT
No New Posts Zambia

1 4 Zambia : Stamps.
by rod222
Sept 3, 2014 2:19:57 GMT
No New Posts Zanzibar

Group of Islands off the coast of Taganyika. Before 1895, unoverprinted stamps of India were used in Zanzibar. Zanzibar was a British protectorate until December 10, 1963, when it became independent. A republic was established after a revolt in January 1964. Zanzibar joined Tanganyika April 26, 1964 to form the United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar which was later renamed Tanzania (see Tanzania).

2 13 Zanzibar : Stamps.
by falschung
Jul 7, 2016 16:50:49 GMT
No New Posts Zimbabwe

1 2 Zimbabwe : Stamps
by rod222
Apr 13, 2015 2:12:31 GMT
No New Posts Zululand

1 2 Zululand stamps and postmarks
by classicalstamps
Mar 25, 2015 19:03:17 GMT


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KirkS: Some people think SPAM is low-quality meat; those are the people who haven't eaten TREET: Spiced Luncheon Loaf :D Jan 8, 2018 21:54:23 GMT
firstfrog2013: ...or vienna sausage which is neither from Austria or sausage Jan 8, 2018 22:29:45 GMT
mikeclevenger: In some European countries, cooked and often smoked wiener sausages bought fresh from supermarkets, delicatessens and butcher shops may be called by a name (such as in German or French) which translates in English as "Vienna sausage." Jan 9, 2018 2:16:48 GMT
mikeclevenger: So, are any of these meats on any stamps in the world? Jan 9, 2018 2:18:07 GMT
Jerry B: I have heard that Hawaiians eat the most Spam than any other people on the planet. Personally, I had enough "mystery meat" in the military. First meal in Basic was powdered eggs and Spam ??? Jan 9, 2018 10:35:24 GMT *
firstfrog2013: Jerry that's better than a couple survival courses I took.The choice was remove the legs or leave 'em. Jan 9, 2018 13:37:37 GMT
smauggie: In the Boy Scouts we sometimes got served meals by the US Army. I fell in love with creamed chipped beef. Then again I have had it less than a dozen times. Jan 10, 2018 0:18:21 GMT
Jerry B: smauggie: Actually that wan't too bad. They served it in prep school and in the military, where it was called SOS (mixed company name). Much better than Spam. Jan 10, 2018 8:13:53 GMT
mikeclevenger: I spent 7 1/2 years in the US Marine Corps, and SOS was one of my favorites always, right behind midnite omelettes! When I went to boot camp in 1981, we still had the old "C" rats. I have never even had an MRE yet. C-rats were pretty good actually. Jan 10, 2018 10:10:06 GMT
firstfrog2013: MRE's are a new hikers staple.I also use summer sausage and those famous dried dollar store soups.An old tea kettle is now a basic of my gear. Jan 10, 2018 14:52:46 GMT
tomiseksj: My January 2018 American Philatelist arrived today; unfortunately, it was brutalized on its way to me. Numerous tears and creases. On a positive note, at least all of the pages are present. Jan 10, 2018 22:44:31 GMT
Jerry B: Mike: In basic training "bivouac" they gave us "C" Rats that must have been from WWI. When camping I used to get Freeze Dried stuff from Morsan's Tent Store in New Jersey. Some of those things were pretty tasty. Jan 11, 2018 8:43:31 GMT
mikeclevenger: Yeah Jerry, in 1981, some of our C rats were from the early 60's but most were from the late 60's, but they were still good. We had some guys that were terrified to eat them, me - I was just hungry! Jan 11, 2018 10:02:11 GMT
Beryllium Guy: Interesting, Mike (). I served on active duty in the USMC from 1981 until late 1985. I also remember the C-rats, officially MCI = Meal, Combat, Individual and later the transition to the MRE = Meal, Ready to Eat. Jan 11, 2018 11:58:25 GMT
falschung: "2018 American Philatelist arrived today" - nice $10m Zeutschel OS16000 book scanner they bought (page 56). The $20m deluxe HQ model is on my next xmas wish list. Pls take note. Jan 11, 2018 12:31:58 GMT
mikeclevenger: Beryllium Guy, I never had a single MRE the entire 7 1/2 years I was in. I was in the airwing at Cherry Point though, so I ate dinner at home every night. LOL. Jan 12, 2018 10:10:26 GMT *
Beryllium Guy: Well, Frog (), after reading one of your posts about making a pot of beef stew on a cold day, I decided to follow suit and put on a pot myself today in the slow-cooker. I also really like the great aroma in the house all day while it cooks! Jan 16, 2018 18:29:51 GMT
firstfrog2013: if you would like I can post Dad's recipe for his stew.I haven't figured out how to decrease the size so we always freeze at least half. Jan 16, 2018 23:22:19 GMT
Jerry B: Beef stew is good for a cold day, but Venison or Moose stew is just as good :D Jan 17, 2018 10:21:02 GMT
Beryllium Guy: Frog (), it would be great if you would post your Dad's stew recipe. I tried a new recipe yesterday and it was good, but I am looking to improve it, I think, so I would welcome another chance. Thanks, Frog! Jan 17, 2018 14:52:03 GMT