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27 January 2020

Iconic Belgian Stamps

Belgium: Iconic Belgian Stamps, 27 January 2020. Images from bpost.

Theme: Following the 100th anniversary of the inverted Dendermonde, we look back on the most iconic stamps in Belgium. Thanks to the cooperation of the philately clubs we came to a representative top 5.

Stamps:

a. HM King Leopold I, type “Epaulettes”

b. HM King Albert I with Helmet (Liberation Stamps)

c. The “Inverted Dendermonde”

d. Discus thrower commemorative issue for the VIIth Olympic Games in Antwerp

e. HM King Leopold III – “Poortman” type
Leaf: Mosaic with the ‘Inverted Dendermonde’ and stamp ‘100 years of Inverted Dendermonde’. Light variable background.
Layout: Myriam Voz
Engraving “Inverted Dendermonde”: Guillaume Broux
Format of the stamps: 38.15 mm x 48.75 mm
Size of the leaf: 225mm x 137mm
Layout of the leaf: 5 stamps
Value: 2 NON PRIOR destination Belgium – For standardized shipments up to 100g
Paper: gummed white FSC
Tanding: 11 1/2
Printing process: screen and steel depth printing
Date of issue: January 27, 2020
Repro and printing: bpost Philately & Stamps Printing

First Day Sheet with the “Iconic stamps” issue. Following the 100th anniversary of the “Inverted Dendermonde”, we went along with the philately club in search of the most iconic postage.
FDS with first day stamping, on the reverse a fascinating text N / F on the subject and all technical characteristics of the stamp issue.
Date of issue: 27/01/2020
Product code: 00000031614

Collector’s Card 2020 – Iconic stamps card A
NEW ! This year discover two Collector’s Cards linked to the “Iconic stamps” issue.
Card A and card B together form the top 10 of the most emblematic stamps in Belgium.
Card A: the top 5, supplemented with an appropriate stamp, namely the ‘right’ Dendermonde.

Unique, luxurious, limited, numbered, and special stamped
Only 700 copies of each card. Be quick because the circulation is limited !!
Date of issue: 27/01/2020
Product code: 00000031683

Collector’s Card 2020 – Iconic stamps card B
Card B: continuation of the top 5 on card A, supplemented with the stamp: the image of ZM Boudewijn, type Marchand.

Unique, luxurious, limited, numbered, and special stamped
Only 700 copies of each card. Be quick because the circulation is limited !!
Date of issue: 27/01/2020
Product code: 00000031684

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