BELGIUM – 1916, East Africa occupation stamp – worth US.$.4,500

East Africa occupation stamp

1916 East Africa occupation is one of the most striking Belgium occupation stamps. Used specimens are extraordinarily rare. In 1916, 5fr ocher & black with “Ruanda” handstamp and only few of them were issued. These stamps were soon replaced by a set with busy overprints — in two languages. One of the finest examples of 1916 East Africa occupation stamps was sold for $4,500 by Robert A Siegel on June 15, 2016.

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