10+5 Francs 1966 - Magga Dan - Antarctic exploration

10+5 Francs 1966 - Magga Dan - Antarctic exploration
Added by Bart Perdieus
General Description : The Magga Dan was constructed in Denmark by the J Lauritzen Lines as a sister ship to the Thala Dan. She was equipped with very similar features and was used successfully by ANARE for station resupply and large scale exploration.
The Magga Dan had the distinction of carrying south the first woman to travel with ANARE in 1961.
Capable of travelling at 12 knots with up to 35 passengers, the Magga Dan was ice strengthened to an unusual extent.
Face value 10 Francs + 5 Francs
Catalog code (Michel) BE 1451
Catalog code Yvert et Tellier BE 1394 AFA number BE 1470 Belgium BE 1394 Unificato BE 1394
Stamp colour multicolor
Stamp use Semi Postal stamp
Print run 1.272.962
Issue date 08/10/1966
Designer Herman Verbaere / Leon Janssens
Print technique photogravure and recess
Perforation 11 1/2
Height 39.00 mm
Width 55.00 mm
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Radu Florin