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Brussels, heart of Europe

Brussels, heart of Europe are four stamps by François Schuiten. Issued on 8th June 1996. The first stamp displays La maison du Roi , Grand Place. The second one displays Palais d'egmont, Petis Sablon. The third one the Galeries Royales St- Hubert. And the last one the Cinquantenaire. All buildings are in Brussels. At the third stamp you can seen Constant Abeels walking through the galeries.


SubjectBrussel, Center of Europe and capital of Art Nouveau
CreatorFrançois Schuiten / P.P.G. De Schutter
Valuebef 16
FormatStamp: 28 x 38 mm and 38 x 28 mm
Printing processScreendeepprint/Heliogravure
Paperpolyvalent fluorescent
Printing Run1st - 6.398.250ex ; 2nd - 6.440.250 ex ; 3rd - 6.417.120ex ; 4th - 6.278.250ex