• Issue Date: 1959-10-15
  • Withdrawn: 1960-07-31
  • Designed by: Jean van Noten (Des)
  • Engraver:
  • Printed by: Courvoisier S.A.
  • Print Process: Photogravure
  • Paper:
  • Stamps size (mm): 29x36 & 36x26
  • Perforations: 11¾x11¾
  • Watermark: N
  • Format: Sheet of
  • Booklet: N
  • Phosphorescent band in stamps: N

10c
11¾x11¾
Multi

Hippotragus equinus
Roan Antelope

20c
11¾x11¾
Multi

Ceratotherium simum
White Rhinoceros

40c
11¾x11¾
Multi

Giraffa camelopardalis
Giraffe

50c
11¾x11¾
Multi

Otolemur crassicaudatus
Brown Greater Galago

1Fr
11¾x11¾
Multi

Gorilla gorilla
Gorilla

1.50Fr
11¾x11¾
Multi

Syncerus caffer
African Buffalo

2Fr
11¾x11¾
Multi

Colobus angolensis
Angolan Colobus

3Fr
11¾x11¾
Multi

Loxodonta africana
African Elephant

5Fr
11¾x11¾
Multi

Okapia johnstoni
Okapi

6.50Fr
11¾x11¾
Multi

Aepyceros melampus
Impala

8Fr
11¾x11¾
Multi

Manis gigantea
Giant Pangolin

10Fr
11¾x11¾
Multi

Equus quagga
Zebra
Taurotragus oryx
Common Eland

  • Imperforated

Image Value Perfor Color Print Run WM Ovpt Stamp Catalogues
SC[1] YT[2] MI[3] SG[4] COB[5]
Belgian Congo 1959 Animals a.jpg 10c 11¾x11¾ Multi 4,000,000 N N 306 350 343 339 350
Belgian Congo 1959 Animals b.jpg 20c 11¾x11¾ Multi 5,000,000 N N 307 351 344 340 351
Belgian Congo 1959 Animals c.jpg 40c 11¾x11¾ Multi 2,000,000 N N 308 352 345 341 352
Belgian Congo 1959 Animals d.jpg 50c 11¾x11¾ Multi 5,000,000 N N 309 353 346 342 353
Belgian Congo 1959 Animals e.jpg 1Fr 11¾x11¾ Multi 8,000,000 N N 310 354 347 343 354
Belgian Congo 1959 Animals f.jpg 1.50Fr 11¾x11¾ Multi 10,000,000 N N 311 355 348 344 355
Belgian Congo 1959 Animals g.jpg 2Fr 11¾x11¾ Multi 2,000,000 N N 312 356 349 345 356
Belgian Congo 1959 Animals h.jpg 3Fr 11¾x11¾ Multi 12,000,000 N N 313 357 350 346 357
Belgian Congo 1959 Animals i.jpg 5Fr 11¾x11¾ Multi 2,000,000 N N 314 358 351 347 358
Belgian Congo 1959 Animals j.jpg 6.50Fr 11¾x11¾ Multi 6,000,000 N N 315 359 352 348 359
Belgian Congo 1959 Animals k.jpg 8Fr 11¾x11¾ Multi 2,000,000 N N 316 360 353 349 360
Belgian Congo 1959 Animals l.jpg 10Fr 11¾x11¾ Multi 2,000,000 N N 317 361 354 3500 361

Notes

  1. Scott Catalogue
    © Scott Publishing Inc., USA
  2. Yvert et Tellier Catalogue
    © Editions Yvert & Tellier, France
  3. Michel Catalogue
    © Schwaneberger Verlag GmbH, Germany
  4. Stanley Gibbons Catalogue
    © Stanley Gibbons - London
  5. COB-Le Catalogue Officiel Belge

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