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1m Maloti Mountains single

A kingdom in southern Africa, surrounded by the Republic of South Africa. Until it became independent as Lesotho in 1966, this territory was the British crown colony of Basutoland. Lesotho is completely surrounded by South Africa, and the majority of its work force is employed in that country.

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2.5-cent World Health Organization single
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25-cent Baboons single

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For period 1910-1933 see South Africa
Prior to 1910 see Cape of Good Hope

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10sh Crocodile single


International Philately