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Stamps (335)
[ postage | airmail ]

Sheets (10)

All collections (197)

Images (610)
[ stamp (565) | cover (1) | postal card (1) | page (27) | watermark (2) | sheet (11) | group (2) | other (1) ]

Things

Name: Belgian Congo (CD-FS)
What: country
Areas: Africa, Belgium

Stamps issued from 1886 to 1960

Numbers issued (approximate):
to 1940: 170 ; to 1990: 320



All types unwatermarked

Currencies used: 100c=1fr (Congolese franc)

Overprints: Belgian Congo (47), Democratic Republic of the Congo (38), Belgian occupation of German East Africa (33), Katanga (44), RuandaUrundi (40)


Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Colnect Belgian Congo
Colnect Congo, Free State
Commons Stamps..ngo Free State
Skap Belgian Congo

Catalogs:
Michel
Belgium
Yvert et Tellier
Stamp Number
Stanley Gibbons

Cross-references
Image cross-references
Data missing
Stamp problems

Related albums
ARC - Belgian Congo


Chart of stamps issued by year (blue), plus estimate of types still unrecorded (dotted red lines):
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