Orange Free State philately by Robert W. Hisey

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Published by Philatelic Society for Greater Southern Africa, Ossewa Press in [Golden, Colo.], Sebring, FL .

Written in English

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  • South Africa,
  • Orange Free State


  • Postage stamps -- South Africa -- Orange Free State -- Catalogs.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Other titlesO.F.S. philately
StatementRobert W. Hisey, R. Timothy Bartshe.
ContributionsBartshe, R. Timothy., Philatelic Society for Greater Southern Africa.
LC ClassificationsHE6185.S623 O74 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1 > :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3700027M
LC Control Number2003265597

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