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Napoléon III of France was France’s first president from 1848-52 and last emperor from 1852-1870. He was the son of Napoleon I’s stepdaughter Hortense de Beauharnais and officially of Napoleon’s brother Louis Bonaparte.
Today’s stamp is from 1852 when Napoleon was still president. The stamp has a face value of 10 Centimes (C) and is very valuable in mint condition. It has a catalog value of no less than $35,000 €/$.