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(22/12/2012) The Cattrysse brothers (Moere, BE) as recorded in 1951 – Part III

I would like to discuss a topic that I think is essential in our extensive report about the two brothers, which we conclude today: the quality of their breed.

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(20/12/2012) The history of pigeon racing in Belgium: some of the most important original Belgian lofts

Belgium has had quite a few very successful pigeon fanciers before the war of ’40-’45, especially in the period between 1925 and 1939. Before that period we also had the famous Karel Wegge, who died in 1897.

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(15/12/2012) The Cattrysse brothers (Moere, BE) as recorded in 1951 - Part II

Those who had already seen some of the announcements of their public auctions in Brussels were probably surprised about certain passages. Such as the blue coloured cock of ’46 (four years old), has not yet won a single prize but it will be ready for the long distance races by next season etc.

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(08/12/2012) The Cattrysse brothers (Moere, BE) as recorded in 1951 - Part I

What if you were to ask a Belgian fancier more or less familiar with the big champions at national level (in the long distance competition), who he thinks is the most successful and most regular pigeon fancier in the years after the war? In other words: who are the big champions in Belgium and consequently the world champions of this time?

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(27/10/2012) The history of pigeon racing in Belgium: Vandevelde Theo (Leffinge, BE) & Vanderespt Charles (Oudenburg, BE) - part II

In 1904 Theo Vandevelde exchanged a few pigeons with his fellow teacher Louis Linghier from Oudenburg. He received several pigeons of two separate couples, including the famous ‘Snak’, which was paired to a hen of Constant Deherdt, a fancier from Berchem.

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(19/10/2012) The history of pigeon racing in Belgium -Vandevelde Theo (Leffinge, BE) & Vanderespt Charles (Oudenburg, BE) - part I

16 December 1951. The club of Corbisier at the Place Fontainas in “A la Cour de Bruxelles” is packed with people. This is the same club where pigeons of Karel Wegge were sold 53 years ago.