Belgium

Eleven different official seals have been recorded from Belgium. The first eight are printed in black with a double octagon frame. The three modern types are tapes.



Catalog: Drummond OS2

Date issued: Unknown, EKU December 31, 1924

Printing: Black on tan paper

Perforation: Imperforate

Inscription: Bilingual French/Flemish "ADMINISTRATION DES POSTES / BEHEER VAN POSTERIJEN" ("ADMINISTRATION OF POSTS") with two stars in double octagon frame

Control Number: None

Description: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to Anveres, Belgium, reclosed on three sides with eleven 2nd type Belgian official seals, all tied front and back by May 7th, 1926 Antwerp circular datestamps.



Catalog: Drummond OS3

Date issued: Unknown, EKU April 15, 1937

Printing: Black on off-white paper

Perforation: Imperforate

Inscription: Bilingual French/Flemish "ADMINISTRATION DES POSTES / BESTUUR DER POSTERIJEN" ("ADMINISTRATION OF POSTS") with two stars in double octagon frame

Control Number: None

Description: 1938 cover from Nicosia, Cyprus to Brussels, Belgium damaged at left and repaired with three Belgian official seals of the third design. Manuscript "received torn" (translation) annotation on reverse.



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