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independence issue of Sierra Leone

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Short desc: independence

Issuer: Sierra Leone
Date: 4/27/1961
Occasion: Independence (Sierra Leone)


Consists of 13 stamps: (See stamps as list)

1/2d blgrn&graypur d=palm fruit gathering
1p olgrn&redbrn d=a licensed diamond miner
1 1/2p grn&blk d=Bundu mask
2p multi&blk d=Bishop Crowther & Old Fourah Bay College
3d brnorg&bl d=Sir Milton Margai
4d red&bl d=Lumley Beach, Freetown
6p pur&blk d=Sir Milton Margai
1sh yel&graypur d=palm fruit gathering
1sh3p grayvio&bl d=Lumley Beach, Freetown
2sh6p gray&blgrn d=a licensed diamond miner
5sh red&blk d=Bundu mask
10sh grn&blk d=Bishop Crowther & Old Fourah Bay College
1lb car&yel d=bugler, Royal Sierra Leone Military Forces

All are perf=13.5


Issues with this name: Angola (1975), Anguilla (1969), Antigua (1981), Aruba (1986), Azerbaijan (1992), Bahamas (1973), Barbados (1966), Brunei (1984), Burundi (1962), Cameroun (1960), Democratic Republic of the Congo (1960), Cyprus (1960), East Timor (2002), Fiji (1970), Gambia (1965), Ghana (1957), Grenada (1974), Guinea (1959), Guyana (1966), Jamaica (1962), Kiribati (1979), Malawi (1964), Mali, Mauritius (1968), Montenegro (2006), Mozambique (1975), Namibia (1990), Nevis (1983), Nigeria (1960), Pakistan (1948), Rhodesia (1966), Rwanda (1962), St. Kitts (1983), St. KittsNevis (1967), St. Lucia (1979), St. Vincent (1979), St. Vincent Grenadines (1979), Samoa (1962), Seychelles (1976), Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands (1978), Somalia (1960), Bophuthatswana (1977), Venda (1979), South Sudan (2011), Surinam (1975), Tanganyika, Togo (1960), Trinidad & Tobago (1962), Uganda (1962), Yemen, People's Democratic Republic (1968), Zambia (1964)


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