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12 La Douce stamp

12 La Douce stamp is a stamp that was issued at April 21, 2012 by the Philatelic center of NMBS-Holding. Theme of the stamp is the Belgium steam engine type 12 Atlantic, of which only 6 copies were build. This very streamlined locomotive was used from 1939 on the Brussels-Doornik-Rijsel track. Design of the stamp is by François Schuiten. The locomotive on this stamp was also the hero in the album of François Schuiten called La Douce.

The presales was at April 21, 2012 in the Museumbewaarplaats of Leuven, Diestsesteenweg 3, 3000 Kessel-Lo. You can read the invitation. 1)


SubjectType 12 Atlantic
CreatorFrançois Schuiten
Valueeur 8,00
Printing processoffset