Netherlands: Willem Arntsz
At the end of the Middle Ages all over Europe people in the cities were becoming interested on behalf of insane men. For the Dutch city Utrecht Willem Arntsz made a donation to help people with a mental illness.
On the red meters respectivily the Willem Arntsz House in Utrecht, with a comparible annex in Den Dolder near Utrecht and the central administration of the Foundation in Utrecht.
All red meters have the seal with 10 bees of the Arntsz family.
by Jan de Crom
taken from "The Postal Bee" 3/2004
Contact Group Bee Philately