Romanov eagle (Russian issues)
Russia Michel 3-7 and 9-23 | Year of issue 1865-1916 | Pre-war Poland
After the January uprising of 1863, Poland lost its autonomy. The postal services were transferred back to Russia and from then on only Russian stamps were issued. Until World War I. Between 1865 and 1916 all Polish territory (with no exceptions) belonged to Russia.
Michel 5, 15 and 21
Michel 6, 16 and 22
Michel 7, 17 and 23
Michel 9, 12 and 18
Michel 10, 13 and 19
Michel 11, 14 and 20
The Romanov eagle on a shield is the coat of arms of Russia.
The January uprising of 1863 was a guerilla-like revolt against the tsarist imperial Russian occupation of Poland.
Russian stamps issued before the introduction of definitive Polish postage
The first Polish postage issue (Fischer 1)
Polish cancellations on Russian stamps
Find other Polish stamps depicting the Romanov eagle
Postage stamps and postal history of Russia
Russian stamps, philately and postal history
Loral Stamps - Russia and related areas (www.russianstamps.com)
Jan Langenberg's homepage (web.inter.nl.net)
Coat of arms of Russia
Map of Poland from around 1880.
10 Kopecks stamp on a cover