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English Index to articles appearing in ‘Les Congolatres’

 All articles are in French unless otherwise stated, many of them however adding an English-language summary.

CONGO FREE STATE, 1894-1908

 

No 1 – Mols 1894: the unissued 5c blue and 10c red-brown

No 2 – ‘Ville de Bruges’, shipwrecked – 15th April 1908

No 14 – The Postal Stationery of Congo Independent State, Part 1

No 14 – The Postal Stationery of Congo Independent State, Part 2

No 19 – Postal Stationery, Stibbe no 3

No 21 – Frontier mail

No 10 – SS Wall, Naval Unit of the Congo Independent State

No 16 – Forwarded mail with additional franking (Eng/Fr)

No 10 – Mols picture postcards, rates and frankings, Part 1

No 16 – Mols picture postcards, rates and frankings, Part 2

No 23 – Mols picture postcards, rates and frankings, Part 3

No 2 – Lieutenant Hutereau takes part in the Méridi Zone expedition

No 34 – The Haut-Oubangui labels

No 29 – Study of the 40c Mols

No 33 – Study of the 1F Mols

 

WW1 – 1914/1918 and German East Africa

Belgian Occupation

 

No 3 – The KIGOMA post office (in Dutch)

No 12 – [engagements] with German East Africa on the Eastern Frontier and on Lake Tanganyika

No 5 – Belgian forces in Uganda, 1916

No 12 – Belgian military post during the German East Africa campaign, 1915-1918

No 12 - The German East Africa campaign – Paul Greindl, censor

 

WW2 - 1939/1945

 

No 4 – the Van Veen/Cassart correspondence through the Second World War

No 9 – The Belgium-Lisbon undercover legation

No 18 – The Belgian Congo Public Force Expeditionary Corps in Nigeria

No 2 – The origin of the ‘Spitfire’ issue

 

CONGO 1909-1938

 

No 24 – Special number: the 1909 ‘CONGO BELGE’ Brussels handstamps

No 27 – Brussels overprints – readers’ letters – the Princes

No 30 – Postal relations between Belgian Congo and Great Britain

No 31 – Belgian Congo Minerals (Eng/Fr)

 

CONGO 1945-1960

 

No 2 – Use of the Palms issue as postage dues

No 3 – Use of the Palms issue as postage dues: Readers’ Letters

No 2 – Stamp shortage and usage of PORT PAYE cachets

No 3 - Stamp shortage and usage of PORT PAYE cachets, Readers’ Letters

No 8 – COB No 296, the Matadi-Leopoldville Railway 50th Anniversary commemorative

No 4 – the genesis of the Protected Animals series

No 4 – Advice of Embarkation

No 5 – Preferential rates to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

No 16 – International Postal Mandates for Congo or Burundi

 

CONGO RAILWAYS

 

No 3 -  Inauguration of the Matadi-Leopoldville railway, 1898: commemorative labels

No 7 – The Vicicongos [Society concerned with railways in and near the Congo]

No 11 – The BCK parcel post (BCK = Bas-Congo au Katanga)

No 13 – The CFL parcel post (CFL = Compagnie des Chemins de Fer du Congo supérieur aux grands Lacs africains)

No 17 – Railways to Mayumbe and Kivu

No 19 – Question and answer: BCK Sofumwango

No 20 – the Matadi-Leopoldville railway

 

MARITIME MAIL

 

No 1 – PAQUEBOT port cachets

No 33 – Ocean Letter

No 26 – The Compagnie Maritime Belge, historical background

No 26 – The ALBERTVILLE packet-boat

No 27 – The ALEX VAN OPSTAL packet-boat

No 35 - The ARMAND GRISAR packet-boat

 

AIRMAIL

 

No 1 – the Thieffry flight, Belgium to Congo

No 27 – Was it really quicker by air?

No 34 – Angola mail in transit via airmail within the Belgian Congo, 1928-1935

 

CONGO, post independence / CONGO REPUBLIC (RDC) / BURUNDI / RWANDA / ZAIRE

 

No 8 – Memories of the 1960s in the Congo: local impressions

No 22 – Belgian refugees fleeing the events in Congo after independence, 30th June 1960

No 9 – Burundi 1965, the Gold Coin stamps

No 35 - Zaire - the hyper-inflation years

 

KATANGA FREE STATE

 

No 22 – The Katangese Secession: historical background

No 22 – Mail from Katanga refugees assembled at Kamina base

No 10 – Genesis of the ‘Etat du Katanga’ series

No 23 – 11 days under the Congo Republic before 11th July 1960

No 23 – Congo Republic franking before 12th Sept 1960

No 23 – Belgian Congo franking before 12th Sept 1960

No 23 – Mixed Belgian Congo/Congo Republic franking before 12th Sept 1960

No 25 – Katanga overprints and surcharges, Part 1

No 26 – Katanga overprints and surcharges, Part 2

No 27 – Katanga overprints and surcharges, Part 3

No 23 – Postal rates

 

CONGO-RELATED ISSUES OF BELGIUM

 

No 6 – the Marchard ‘Baudouin’ issue

No 25 – the ‘Gand Montenez’ issue

No 25 – the ‘Gand Montenez’ issue

No 28 – the Export issue of 1948

 

FORGED STAMPS, SURCHARGES AND POSTMARKS

 

No 27 – forgeries of the Leopold II issue of 1886

No 9 – some Congo forgeries

No 32 – the known forgeries of the 1st and 2nd issues of the Congo Free State

 

 

Index français des articles parus dans "les Congolâtres"

ETAT INDEPENDANT DU CONGO 1886-1908

WW1 - 1914 / 1918 & Est Africain Allemand Occupation Belge

WW2 - 1939 / 1945

CONGO 1909 - 1938

CONGO 1945-1960

CHEMIN DE FER DU CONGO

POSTE MARITIME

POSTE AERIENNE

Les marques et étiquettes de Service

Post indépendance / RDC / BURUNDI / RWANDA / ZAIRE

ETAT DU KATANGA

EMISSIONS BELGES vers le CONGO

FAUX (timbres, surcharges, oblitération)