REGION: Africa
COUNTRY: Republic of Guinea
VALUE: 0.10, 1, and 30 Guinean francs

These stamps are part of a set of a dozen issued by the Republic of Guinea in 1967 to celebrate the cultural masks of the region. The stamps depict a banda mask of the Nalu or Baga people of Guinea. Such masks are used by the Simo men’s society for initiation ceremonies.