Overrun Countries Issue #914
Mythological bird Phoenix on the left, symbolizing renewal of life,
and a kneeling figure breaking the bonds of oppression on the right.
The Belgium flag is in the center
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 12
20 million printed - Scott #914 - 1943
No postmark with gum (MH): $0.02-$0.03
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): $0.03-$0.05
Vignette proof on india, mounted on card
A first day cover of #914 dated September 14th 1943
A sheet of 50 of #914
Belgians blasted this bridge across the Meuse River in the town of Dinant, Belgium
English and French prisoners of war sit near railroad tracks somewhere in Belgium in 1940
Refugees leave their ruined town in Belgium, after it had been bombed by the Germans,
carrying what little of their personal belongings they managed to salvage, on May 19, 1940.