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1907 Leopard

  1 c olive and brown
  2 c violet and brown
  4 c blue and brown
  5 c green and blue
  5 c yellow and blue (1922)
  10 c red and blue
  10 c green (1922)
  15 c lilac and red
  20 c brown and blue

These stamps have perforation 14 1/2 x 13 1/2.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1 cvcvc 
2 cvcvc 
4 cvcvc 
5 c green and blue cc 
5 c yellow and blue cc 
10 c red and bluecc 
10 c green** 
15 ccc 
20 c** 

Red cross issue


(Reduced size)

  red cross (small) and 5c on 10 c red and blue
  red cross (large) and 5c on 10 c red and blue

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 c on 10 cccSmall red cross
5 c on 10 cccLarge red cross

 

1907 Woman

  25 c blue and green
  25 c green and black (1922)
  30 c red and green
  30 c red (1922)
  35 c brown and blue
  40 c green and brown
  45 c violet and red
  50 c green and red
  50 c blue and green (1922)
  75 c brown and blue

These stamps have perforation 13 1/2 x 14 1/2.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
25 c blue and green ** 
25 c green and black cc 
30 c red and green** 
30 c redcc 
35 ccc 
40 ccc 
45 ccc 
50 c green and red**** 
50 c blue and greencc 
75 c****** 

 

1907 Palm trees

5 F blue and red

  1 F green and violet
  2 F violet and olive
  5 F blue and red

These stamps have perforation 13 1/2 x 14 1/2.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1 F****** 
2 F** 
3 F****** 

In 1924 the leopard, woman and palm trees stamps of 1907 were overprinted 'AFRIQUE EQUATORIALE FRANCAISE'. For similar stamps, but with inscription 'CONGO FRANCAIS' see under French Congo.

In 1933 a new serie with inscription 'MOYEN CONGO' was issued (3 designs: bridge, Pasteur institute and Government building).


(1933 Bridge design)

Postage due stamps were first issued in 1928 ('MOYEN-CONGO' on postage due stamps of France (11 values). In 1930 a new serie was issued with inscription 'MOYEN CONGO TIMBRE TAXE' (11 values).


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