Commemorative Medal for Postal Services (1949)

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  • Bronze Medal (with French inscription, stamped "DEVREESE") Obverse
  • Bronze Medal (with French inscription, stamped "DEVREESE") Obverse
  • Bronze Medal (with French inscription, stamped "DEVREESE") Reverse

Attributes

  • country
    Belgium
  • date of institution
    May 2, 1949
  • remarks
    The medal was engraved by Godefroid Devreese.

History


The Commemorative Medal for Postal Services (1949) was established by Royal Decree on May 2, 1949, in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the first Belgian stamp and the 75th anniversary of Belgium's role in the establishment of the Universal Postal Union. It was awarded to civil servants and postal workers who had served for at least 25 in the Belgian Postal Services. It also awarded to retired workers who had served for 25 years.

The obverse inscription translates to "The Stamp in Belgium," and the reverse inscription translates to "Universal Postal Union." The medal could be inscribed in Dutch if requested.

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Versions

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  • Composition

    Bronze

  • Inscription

    Obv: LE TIMBRE-POSTE EN BELGIQUE 1849 IER JUILLET 1949 Rev: 1874 UNION POSTALE UNIVERSELLE 1949

  • Size

    35mm

  • Maker

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  • Composition

    Bronze

  • Inscription

    Obv: DE POSTZEGEL IN BELGIE 1849 1 JULI 1949 Rev: 1874 WEREDPOSTVERENIGING 1949

  • Size

    35mm

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Miniatures

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  • Size

    12mm

  • Remarks

    This version is composed of bronze.

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