Accessory Mascots

Female Figures:  1910 La Semeuse.

1910, French mascot, La Semeuse, the Sower.  Angel standing on top of the world holding toy car.  This mascot was possibly an adaptation of the newly designed stamp by Louis Oscar Roty that first appeared on French stamps in April 1903.  This graceful figure of the sower, symbolized Republican France throughout much of the 20th century.