• Issue authorised by Ministerial and Royal arrest of 30/9/1914.
  • Three values: 5 c. green, 10 c. red, 20 c. purple.
  • Effigy: Albert 1, small format.
  • Design : Mac Donald.
  • First day issue 3/10/1914; end of use 14/8/1920.
  • Printing: lithografie by J. Verschueren, Antwerp.
  • Sheets of 300 stamps in two panels of 10 times 15 stamps.
  • Perforation: 14 or unperforated.
  • Paper: cream-coloured, granular, squary texture; no difference between perforated and unperforated stamps.
  • Gum: thin, smooth feeling, mat ( not shining by reflecting in the daylight, with tiny sloping stripes).
  • Only the left side of the sheets is perforated, with the stamp " DEPOT 1914" in a frame placed on the left upper cover.