Belgium Hexagon


Name: 1888 telegraph stamps
Issued by: Kingdom of Belgium

Type: Definitive

Year: 1888

Sides: 6

Currency: Belgian Franc (BEF)

Telegraph stamps

Telegraph stamps are similar to postage stamps, but rather than being applied to letters and used in the post, they are applied to telegram forms as proof of payment.

The last telegraph stamps, issued by Honduras.

Image from Government of Honduras on Wikipedia


The four telegraph stamps

Images from Government of Belguim on Wikipedia

The stamps

The stamps feature the head of the second king of Belgium, Leopold II.