Betsimisiraka Woman and Child: 5-Franc Postage Stamp
A dark red definitive stamp depicting a Betsimisiraka woman and child. It was issued on 10 February 1946 and has a face value of 5 francs. The stamp is cancelled with a postmark that is possibly from Sambava, dated 1 April 1953.
Text from the stamp
RF Postes 5f Madagascar Types Betsimisaraka J Douy [Jules Douy] H V Paris [Hélio Vaugirard, Paris]