Governor Felix Eboue - first colonial governor to side with Free French 7 weeks after the creation of Vichy. Chad one of four colonies in A.E.F.
Mailed after Petain nominated on June 16, 1940 but before establishment of Vichy government on July 2, 1940.
Pays proper airmail rate of 4 francs, and carried by Air Afrique. Issued between 1937 and 1940, the stamps were produced for French Equatorial Africa (initials A.E.F. in French).
Censor “Controle” mark hints that Petain postal authorities had quickly taken up censorship