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The Table Mountain Massif is a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa. Its highest summit is the flat-topped Table mountain at 1'087 m. The other summits are the Devil's Peak (1'002 m) and the Lion's Head (669 m).

 

Cape of Good Hope 1900, Table Mountain and Lion's Head.

 

South Africa 1927, Cape Town and Table Mountain.
The stamp is existing with inscription in english "postage" and afrikaans "possel".
The stamps are existing overprinted "SWA" horizontally and "South West Africa" vertically as well.

 

South Africa 1952, Riebeck's landing.
The stamp is existing overprinted "SADIPU", International stamp Exhibition 26.03.1952.
Table Mountain in the background.

 

South Africa 1961
Boeing 707 over the silhouette of the Table Mountain.
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South Africa, 1961/1968
Harbour of Cape Town, Table Mountain and Lion's Head in the background.

 

South Africa stamp 1963 - 50 year sKirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

South Africa 1963, 50 years Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

The stamp shows lower reaches of the Table Mountain.

The Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is hailed as the most beautiful garden in Africa and is acclaimed as one of the great botanical gardens of the world. The garden forms part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is one of Cape Town’s most popular tourist attractions. This year, Kirstenbosch celebrates 100 years of promoting, conserving and displaying the unique indigenous flora of South Africa- (text: South African Post). 

 

South Africa 1975, the Table Mountain massif.

South Africa 1971-1976, Aerogrammes.
There are 8 different (but similar) aerogrammes, printed between 1971-1976, on different paper types.
The values are either 4c (domestic rate), 9c and 10c (international rates)

 

South Africa 1979, "University of Cape town".
The Devil's Peak in the foreground and the Table Mountain in the background.

 

South Africa 1982, "House of Parliament in Campe Town".
The Table Mountain Table Mountain in the background.

 

South Africa 1993, harbour and city of Cape Town in the foreground.
Devil's Peak, Table Mountain and Lion's Peak.

 

Gabon Nelson Mandela Table mountain stamp

Gabon 1995
Portrait of Nelson Mandela.
The illustration shows the Table Mountain.

 

South Africa 1996, the passenger ship "S. A. Vaal“.
The Devil's Peak and the Table Mountain in the background.
The Ocean liner was built 1961 as "RMS Transvaal Castle" and operated between Southampton and Durban, In 1966 she was sold to the South Africa-based Safmarine and renamed "S.A. Vaal". The ship was scrapped in 2003-2004.
The ship was depicted again on a postage stamp in front of the Table mountain in the year 2007.

 

South Africa 1996, "Bloemfontein National Philatelic Exhibition".
The MS Oranje in the harbour of Cape Town, the Table Mountain in the background.

 

South Africa 1995, Cape Town.
The waterfront af Cape Town, Devil's Peak and Table Mountain.

 

South Africa 1996, "50th Anniversary of Safmarine".
The Devil's Peaks and the Table Mountain in the background.

 

Lesotho Table mountain South AFrica stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli issued 1996

Lesotho 1996, Blue Train.
Table mountain in the background.

 

South Africa 8.10.1997, "The Cape Stamp Show".
The stamp shows the Blue train, Table mountain and Lion's Head.
(inscription 1997)

 

South Africa 8.10.1997 and 12.11.1998.
The stamps were issued in the series "Blue Train".
The stamp with security-perforation (inscription 1997) issued in sheets of 2 series and the other stamp (inscription 1998) issued in booklets of two series.

 

South Africa 1998, Robben Island, Table Mountain in the background.

South Africa 1998, Waterfront Cape Town, Table Mountain in the background. 

South Africa Table mountain Blue Train stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli issued by Gambia 2001

Gambia 2001, "Blue Train".
Table Mountain and Lion's Peak in the background.

 

South Africa 2001
The Devil's Peaks and the Table Mountain and Lion's Peak.
The stamp was issued in the series "Tourism".  

 

 

Liberia 2001, Table Mountain of Cape Town and Union Buildings in Pretoria.
The stamp was issued in the series "A Philatelic Tour of The World".

 

Turks & Caicos 2002, "International Year of Mountains", Devil's Peak.
The stamp was issued in the miniaturesheet "The International Year of Mountains".

 

South Africa 2007
"S. A. Vaal“ in front of the Table Mountain.
The ship was depicted on a postage stamp in front of the Table mountain in 1996 as well".

 

France 2010, Cape Town, Table Mountain and Lion's Peak.
The stamp was issued in the miniaturesheet "Coupe du Monde de la Fifa 2010".

 

South Africa 2010 Table mountain stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli issued by Togo

Togo 2010
The illustration depicts the Blue Train with the Table Mountain in the background.

 
 
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