Ignacy Łukasiewicz

Fischer 1034 | Michel 1178 | Scott 933 | Year of issue 1960 | People's Republic of Poland

Ignacy Łukasiewicz
and the silhouette of a paraffin lamp


Ignacy Łukasiewicz (1822-1882), pharmacist, inventor of the first method of distilling kerosene from seep oil, inventor of the paraffin lamp.
A paraffin lamp is called a kerosene lamp in the United States.


Poznań 1960 V Naukowy <<1822-1882>> Zjazd Farmaceutycny - Ignacy Łukasiewicz
= Poznań 1960 Fifth Scientific <1822-1882>> Pharmaceutical Meeting - Ignacy Łukasiewicz.

Relevant pages

Ignacy Łukasiewicz is also commemorated on Fischer 2651-2656 and Fischer 3338.


Ignacy Łukasiewicz
Paraffin lamp (kerosine lamp)

First Day Cover

Fischer 1034 FDC