Poland 1000 years

Fischer 1590-1591 | Michel 1738-1739 | Scott 1464-1465 | Year of issue 1966 | People's Republic of Poland


1590
Eagle (coat of arms of Poland) and book, hammer and ear of wheat (the symbols for science, labour and agriculture)


1591
Eagle (coat of arms of Poland) and a map of Poland with symbols for industry and agriculture

Translations

PRL (Polska Rzeczpospolita Ludowa) = People's Republic of Poland.
Spadkobierczynią tradycji tysiąclecia = With the heritage of a thousand year tradition.

Glossary

966 refers to the origins of Poland in the year 966.
1945 refers to the year when Soviet communism began to dominate Poland.
1966 is the year when this series of stamps was issued to commemorate a thousand years of Polish statehood.

Relevant pages

Find other Polish stamps depicting the Polish eagle

Resources

History of Poland
Coat of arms of Poland
History of Poland (1945-1989)
People's Republic of Poland
Science
Labour
Industry
Agriculture