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CONGO (Belgian) - Postal History

1376  1943 (Nov 17) cover to Switzerland with 20fr50c franking, tied by Costermansville datestamp, paying postage (3fr50c) & airmail (17fr) fees, censored in Costermansville, Lagos, London & (by the Wehrmacht) in Paris, Type II 'OAT' cachet in red applied in London. The probable route fully described in vendor's typed annotations.
Lot 1376:1943 (Nov 17) cover to Switzerland with 20fr50c franking, tied by Costermansville datestamp, paying postage (3fr50c) & airmail (17fr) fees, censored in Costermansville, Lagos, London & (by the Wehrmacht) in Paris, Type II 'OAT' cachet in red applied in London. The probable route fully described in vendor's typed annotations.
150.00 120.00 R
1377  1945 (Aug 23) cover to USA with 16fr franking, tied by Jadotville datestamps, paying postage (3fr50c) & airmail (12fr50c) fees, Type VI 'OAT' handstamp in red applied in London. Probable routing described in vendor's typed annotations.
Lot 1377:1945 (Aug 23) cover to USA with 16fr franking, tied by Jadotville datestamps, paying postage (3fr50c) & airmail (12fr50c) fees, Type VI 'OAT' handstamp in red applied in London. Probable routing described in vendor's typed annotations.
70.00 56.00 R
1378  1945 (Sep 19) Heart of Africa Mission cover to Canada with 15fr50c franking (underpaid 50c but not taxed) tied by Wamba datestamps, paying postage (3fr50c) & airmail (12fr50c) fees, Type VIII 'OAT' cachet (33x18mm, small rectangular boxed frame, final stop with vertical extension) in red applied in London. Likely route fully described in vendor's typed annotations. This is the ERD for the Type VIII cachet.
Lot 1378:1945 (Sep 19) Heart of Africa Mission cover to Canada with 15fr50c franking (underpaid 50c but not taxed) tied by Wamba datestamps, paying postage (3fr50c) & airmail (12fr50c) fees, Type VIII 'OAT' cachet (33x18mm, small rectangular boxed frame, final stop with vertical extension) in red applied in London. Likely route fully described in vendor's typed annotations. This is the ERD for the Type VIII cachet.
100.00 80.00 R
1379  1945 (Dec 8) airmail cover to USA with 55fr franking (overpaid 1fr50c) tied by Stanleyville datestamp, paying postage (3fr50c) & airmail fee for item weighing up to 20g (50fr), Type X 'OAT' cachet (very worn on right-hand side) in red applied in London. Probable route fully described in vendor's typed annotations.
Lot 1379:1945 (Dec 8) airmail cover to USA with 55fr franking (overpaid 1fr50c) tied by Stanleyville datestamp, paying postage (3fr50c) & airmail fee for item weighing up to 20g (50fr), Type X 'OAT' cachet (very worn on right-hand side) in red applied in London. Probable route fully described in vendor's typed annotations.
80.00 64.00 R
1380  1945 (Dec 13) triple-rate airmail cover to Detroit with 42fr50c franking tied by Leopoldville datestamp, paying postage (3fr50c) & airmail to New York (37fr50c) and additional airmail to Detroit (1fr50c), Type XI 'OAT' cachet in red applied in London. Probable route fully described in vendor's typed annotations. [Sender seemed unaware that the additional 1fr50c airmail fee was not required, the 12.50fr per 5g fee covered delivery throughout the whole of the country]
Lot 1380:1945 (Dec 13) triple-rate airmail cover to Detroit with 42fr50c franking tied by Leopoldville datestamp, paying postage (3fr50c) & airmail to New York (37fr50c) and additional airmail to Detroit (1fr50c), Type XI 'OAT' cachet in red applied in London. Probable route fully described in vendor's typed annotations. [Sender seemed unaware that the additional 1fr50c airmail fee was not required, the 12.50fr per 5g fee covered delivery throughout the whole of the country]
80.00 64.00 R

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7  Belgian Congo 1937 (Apr 22) registered commercial cover from Singer Sewing Machine Co, Elizabethville to London. Central crease does not affect adhesives.
Lot 1006 [1 of 2]:Belgian Congo 1937 (Apr 22) registered commercial cover from Singer Sewing Machine Co, Elizabethville to London. Central crease does not affect adhesives. Lot 1006 [2 of 2]:Belgian Congo 1937 (Apr 22) registered commercial cover from Singer Sewing Machine Co, Elizabethville to London. Central crease does not affect adhesives.
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