King Leopold II (Belgium) stamp, 10 c orange-red, Louis-Eugène Mouchon, 01/06/1893

country: Belgium (België / Belgique)
topic: King Leopold II in profile
theme: kings
sort stamp: postal stamp
color: orange-red
year: 1893
publication date: 01/01/1900
stamp value: 10 c
code: 57
perforation: 14
number of issues: 567.000.000
designer: Louis-Eugène Mouchon
engraving: Albert Doms
book printing: Stamp Printing Mechelen

mint (unused): € 14,00 (2008)
mint (with hinge): € 3,25 (2008)
stamped: € 0,20 (2008)
on letter or document: € 5,00 (2008)

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King Leopold II in profile, 10 c, red (pink)
King Leopold II in profile, 10 c, orange-red

This stamp usually contains a Sunday strip. Stamps without a the Sunday strip has only value on a letter or document. Documents with seals which lacks the Sunday strip lose 50% of their value.

King Leopold II of Belgium. Leopold Louis Philippe Marie Victor (Brussels, April 9, 1835 - Laken, 17 December 1909) was Prince of Belgium, Duke of Saxony, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duke of Brabant from 1865-1909 and was King of the Belgians and it's colony Congo. (Source: Wikipedia, Read more about King Leopold II of Belgium on Wikipedia (Dutch))

Louis-Eugène Mouchon (Paris, August 30, 1843-March 3, 1914) was a French engraver, especially noted for its stamp designs. His most famous pieces are the famous French type MOUCHON designs from 1900 and its contribution to the subsequent La Semeuse (from 1902), but he was also asked in many European countries for his designs. He made portraits of the Belgian King Leopold II, the Portuguese kings Louis I, Carlos I and Queen Wilhelmina. (Source: Wikipedia, Read more about Louis-Eugène Mouchon on Wikipedia (Dutch))

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