Eagle on a large baroque shield (10,000-2,000,000 Mk)

Fischer 172-181 | Michel 191-200 | Scott 205-214 | Year of issue 1924 | Pre-war Poland

Poland was caught in the hyperinflation of the early 1920s and was forced to print stamps in ever-increasing denominations, topping out at a 2,000,000 Marek value in 1924.

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Eagle

Glossary

The eagle is the coat of arms of Poland.
Baroque is a highly decorated style which was fashionable in art, buildings, music etc. in Europe during the seventeenth century.
Inflation is a continuing rise in prices.

Relevant pages

Fischer 135-138
Fischer 139-143
Find other Polish stamps depicting the Polish eagle

Resources

Coat of arms of Poland
Baroque
Inflation