4 Francs 1974 - Leon Trésignies and the "Verbrande Brug"

4 Francs 1974 - Leon Trésignies and the "Verbrande Brug"
Added by Bart Perdieus
General Description : Leon Trésignies was a WW I hero. He stopped single-handed the Germans at the Canal of Willebroek in Grimbergen by swimming over the canal and opening the bridge (called Verbrande Brug). He was shot by the Germans during this action and posthoumusly made a corporal by king Albert I
Face value 4 Francs
Catalog code (Michel) BE 1778
Catalog code (Scott) BE 878
Catalog code Yvert et Tellier BE 1724 Stanley Gibbons BE 2362 AFA number BE 1789 Belgium BE 1726 Unificato BE 1724
Stamp colour black green / dark cbrown
Stamp use Commemorative stamp
Print run 5.500.000
Issue date 28/09/1974
Designer Willy Bosschem / Jean De Vos
Print technique photogravure and recess
Perforation 11 1/2
Height 28.00 mm
Width 39.00 mm
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