Leżajsk

Local issues 1944-1945

Metal handstamp overprints made in Leżajsk in 1944. Leżajsk is a town in southeast Poland between Tarnobrzeg and Przemysł.

Leżajsk overprint

There are two main types of local overprints from Leżajsk:
Type I: Encircled eagle with a crown on its head and with the letter L on its breast. At the bottom the text "POLSKA POCZTA" in two lines, cancelling the German text.

Type II: Encircled eagle, smaller than type I, without the crown. At the bottom the text "POLSKA POCZTA" in two lines, cancelling the German text.

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48 red brown

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General Gouvernement stamps overprinted for Leżajsk