25c Perron of Liege stamp

BELGIUM – 1919, 25c Perron of Liege stamp – worth US.$.5,500

The Perron of Liege is the first post-war Belgian stamp that holds great value to this day. The Perron of Liege was a big stone column found in the city of Liege. The fortresses around the city of Liege halted the German invasion temporarily, allowing the Belgians to construct defensive trenches. There were two printings, with the difference being the height of the stamp design. The earlier printing is rare.
A very fine sheet of ten 1919, 25c Perron of Liege was sold for $5,500 by Robert A Siegel during its sale of 1980 Rarities of the World.

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