Howondaland 50 Wichit Bead

Stamp Description
White Line Art on Dark Burnt Umber Field Woodcut Hermit Elephant enclosed in Dotted Frame bordered by Grimacing Natives Arms Hanging Dexter Arms Folded Sinister with Supporting Columns of Six Lozenges Motto ’Postage’ above ’HERMIT ELEPHANT’ separated by a Dotted Line bounded by 05WB in Dotted Square Frame Sinister and Dexter Chief Motto ’HOWONDALAND’ In Rectangular Dotted Frame Base

Notes:   Issued in the Year of the Complicated Monkey   [ Album Page ]
Produced in Ankh-Morpork for issue from the port of Zambingo for use in the field by the brave explorers of the Ankh-Morpork Trespassers Society.
The stamp features the native Hermit Elephant who has a thin skins and is renowned for appropriating the huts of the natives as a means of protection. As the elephant grows it requires larger huts much like the Hermit Crab.
The stamp has not seen a great deal of use due to the survival
rate in the dark and mysterious jungles of the area.

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SHS Ref:SHS-HO0250-Aw
Name:Howondaland 50 Wichit Bead
Type:Common
Released:23 May 2011  Announcment
Status:Withdrawn
Size (mm):28 wide by 34 high
Price:50 pence
Perf:Wincanton 10/2cm
Availability:100th LBE issue
Sheets:Yes Quick View
Sheet Page:she0250
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SHS Ref:SHS-HO0250-Bw
Name:Howondaland 50 Wichit Bead
Type:Sport  Differences
Released:23 May 2011
Status:Withdrawn
Size (mm):28 wide by 34 high
Perf:Wincanton 10/2cm
Availability:100th LBE issue
Sheets:Yes Quick View
Sheet Page:she0250
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SHS Ref:SHS-HO0250-Cw
Name:Howondaland 50 Wichit Bead Brown
Type:Variation  Differences
Differences:The colour is more brown than burgundy
Released:23 May 2011
Status:Withdrawn
Size (mm):28 wide by 34 high
Perf:Wincanton 10/2cm
Availability:LBE only
Notes:It is not known if there is a sport of this variation.

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