Christmas 2019 — The Story of Christmas
21 October 2019
Theme: This year, the Christmas stamp is inspired by the Christmas story. We searched the art collections of Belgium and we chose two stained glass windows that evoke this story.
Postage stamps: (1) Detail of a stained glass window of the Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame de Dinant, showing the history of Christmas, created by Gustave Ladon. (2) Detail of a stained glass window in the Saint-Nicolas church in Ghent, showing the Virgin and Child, created by Jean-Baptiste Capronnier.
Creation: Myriam Voz
Stamp format: 24.45 mm x 29.25 mm
Sheet format: 60 mm x 163.40 mm
Composition of the sheet: 10 self-adhesive postage stamps
Values: (1) 1 NON PRIOR Belgium. For standardized formats up to 50g. (2) 1 Europe For standardized formats up to 50g
Paper: white multipurpose, self-adhesive fixed on a paper support
Perforation: (1) partially serration type 10 and straight lines (2) 11 1/2
Printing process: Offset
Issue date: October 21, 2019
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