BRUXELLES. Action de Capital de F100. blue, yellow. #10000. No 3550. Fine design by F. Wylands, with a Jugendstil/art nouveau border. Formed to acquire a property of 5000Ha in the Mayumbe region, near Boma, and to grow tobacco, coffee, cocoa, oil palms, coconuts & other products. A light railway was built to link this andother plantation companies to the port of Boma. The border is one of the most striking of Congo pieces, with strong drawing of Congolese at work, train, shields and spears, forestry camp, etc. Underprint of the star of the Congo.
Themes: COLONIES, RUBBER, TOBACCO
BELGIAN CONGO, BELGIUM
Startprice: € 50