3 + 1 Francs 1957 - General Patton decorating General MacAuliffe

3 + 1 Francs 1957 - General Patton decorating General MacAuliffe
Added by Bart Perdieus
General Description : George Smith Patton, Jr. (November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945) was an officer in the United States Army best known for his leadership as a general during World War II.

General Anthony Clement "Nuts" McAuliffe (July 2, 1898 – August 11, 1975) was the United States Army general who commanded the 101st Airborne Division troops defending Bastogne, Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II. He is famous for his single-word reply to a German surrender ultimatum: "Nuts!"
Face value 3 + 1 Francs
Catalog code (Michel) BE 1079
Catalog code (Scott) BE B608
Catalog code Yvert et Tellier BE 1034 Stanley Gibbons BE 1623 AFA number BE 1096 Belgium BE 1034 Unificato BE 1034
Stamp colour orange brown
Stamp use Semi Postal stamp
Print run 230.430
Issue date 28/10/1957
Designer Jean Van Noten / Jean Malvaux
Print technique photogravure
Perforation 11 1/2
Height 27.00 mm
Width 39.00 mm
Catalog prices No catalog prices set yet

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