Monday, April 6, 2015

Jacques-Jean Barre

[France] (b 1793/d 1855)

"Jacques-Jean Barre was the Chief Engraver of the "Monnaie de Paris" between 1842 and  1855.. In this position he engraved and Designed French Medals, The Great Seal of  France , Bank notes and Postage Stamps.. (..) He created the designs of the first two French Postage stamps : The Ceres series and the Napoleon III series.. He was succeeded by his Two sons in the Post of Chief Engraver..." ( Wikipedia )


France 1849 "Ceres" (8,1) [Typo (M. Hulot)] Sc(1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9)

France 1852 "President Louis Napoleon" (2,1) [Typo (M. Hulot)] Sc(10,11)

France 1853/1960 "Emeror Napoleon III" (10,1) [Typo (M. Hulot)] Sc(12,...,21)

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