Romuald Traugutt overprint

Fischer 347 | Michel 389 | Scott 362 | Year of issue 1945 | Communist Poland

The 62th anniversary of the January Uprising of 1863. This is Fischer 339 in a different colour, overprinted 5 zł and 22.1.1863. The previous denomination of 25 Groszy is cancelled with a thick bar.


347
Romuald Traugutt overprint
(see Fischer 339)

Glossary

The January Uprising was a guerilla-like revolt in 1863 against the tsarist imperial Russian occupation. The January Uprising broke out on 22 January 1863, hence the overprint.

Relevant pages

Fischer 361 (Tadeusz Kościuszko overprint)

Resources

Romuald Traugutt
January Uprising

Colour variations

Fischer 347 comes in 14 different colour variations of pale red, a few examples of which are displayed below:

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347ab

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347db

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347eb

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