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Belgian Military Post in the Rhineland

On 20 September 1920, Belgium released the first overprints for use in the Rhineland. The Franc valued were printed with two perforations — A suffix: L 13 3/4 to 14 1/4 and C suffix: L 14 3/4 to 15. The initial issues featured one of two types of overprint.

Type I Overprint

Type II Overprint
"D" under "AG"

In 1920, a second printing was done of the Franc values.  This printing again featured two perforation types, but used a slightly different overprint.

Type III Overprint
"D" under "A"

Finally, three additional values were issued on 1 June 1921.

Set Date(s)

20 September 1919 / 1 June 1921

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)

Belgian Military Post in the Rhineland

On 20 September 1920, Belgium released the first overprints for use in the Rhineland. The Franc valued were printed with two perforations — A suffix: L 13 3/4 to 14 1/4 and C suffix: L 14 3/4 to 15. The initial issues featured one of two types of overprint.

Type I Overprint

Type II Overprint
"D" under "AG"

In 1920, a second printing was done of the Franc values.  This printing again featured two perforation types, but used a slightly different overprint.

Type III Overprint
"D" under "A"

Finally, three additional values were issued on 1 June 1921.

Set Date(s)

20 September 1919 / 1 June 1921

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)