Saturday, February 15, 2014

South Africa Post Office releases commemorative Nelson Mandela stamp.

South Africa’s postal service has issued a commemorative stamp with a portrait of Nelson Mandela on the 24th anniversary of his release from prison during white minority rule.

The postal service said Tuesday that it printed five million copies of the silver stamp, which costs about $4.50 and comes in a folder with information about Mandela, the anti-apartheid leader who became South Africa’s first black president in 1994.

The stamp is available at all 1,591 post offices in South Africa and that stamp collectors around the world can buy it online.

The stamp is available online here:

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