Congo Belge Stamp

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SC Belgian Congo Talking Drums.JPG

Title

Congo Belge Stamp

Subject

Stamps

Description

A garland containing 'CONGO 50c BELGE' (French) across the top of the stamp. Purple, black and white in colour. With 'BELGISCH CONGO' (Dutch) on the base of the stamp. Stamp contains Franking imprint. Stamp image is celebrating the history of Telegraphy with the advent of 'Talking Drums'. There are two male figures in tribal clothing drumming. The stamp is framed by tribal shields and spears with a village scene in the background.

Creator

Belgian Congo Postal Service

Source

Belgian Congo Postal Service

Publisher

Belgian Congo Postal Service

Date

1917

Contributor

Belgian Congo Postal Service

Rights

Belgian Congo Postal Service

Format

2.8 x 4 cm

Language

French Dutch

Coverage

Global

Original Format

Stamp

Physical Dimensions

2.8 x 4 cm