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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Kingdom of Burundi-Tribal Costume Postage Stamp Set-Illustrated

Illustrated below is a stamp set issued in the early 1960's when Burundi first became independent. Formerly part of the Belgian Colony of Ruanda-Urundi. The first Burundian stamps used the stamps of Ruanda-Urundi with the overprint Royaume de Burundi. Thereafter they produced their own stamps. The country became a republic in the 1970's. The details are of the 1 Franc and 20 Franc values.

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