ISSUED: May 6, 1940
PROCESS: Photogravure, printed at Hungarian Government Printing Office.
PAPER: Watermarked double cross on pyramid, on grayish paper resembling parchment.
PERF.: 12. One souvenir sheet, full gum.
PURPOSE: For flood relief, from the April floods.
DESIGNED BY: Sandor Legrady
DESIGN: Man struggling in flood waters, protecting woman and two children from onrushing water.
HISTORY: Inscriptions (above) The three mountains, Tatra, Fatra and Matra, are surmounted by the crown of the kingdom and the patriarchal cross in copper red, typifying the Kingdom of Hungary; (below four lines) symbolical of the four rivers of Hungary, Danube, Tisza, Drava and Szava, and the inscription on a ribbon “AZ ARVIZSUJTOT TAKERT” “1940” (In aid of flood victims 1940).
SEMI-POSTAL ISSUES 1913-1940 (THE REGENCY) No. B113