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French 10-francs stamp representing Claude Chappe

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French 10-francs stamp representing Claude Chappe
Stamp issued in 1949 in honor of Claude Chappe (1763-1805), inventor of the telegraph of the same name.
Drawing and engraving are the work of Achille Ouvré.
The original format, perforations included, is 26 x 40 millimeters.
It was issued 2 900 000 copies of this stamp from June to September 1949.
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