Józef Piłsudski

Fischer 234 | Michel 253 | Scott 250 | Year of issue 1928 | Pre-war Poland


234
Józef Piłsudski
(see also Fischer 226)

Glossary

Józef Piłsudski (1867-1935) was the military-political president of Poland. He was marshal of Poland and a key architect of the regaining of independence after World War One. He was the national leader in the late 1920s and 1930s.
The eagles on both sides of the portrait show the national emblem of Poland.

Relevant pages

Port Gdańsk overprint (Fischer 16)
Find other Polish stamps depicting Józef Piłsudski

Resources

Józef Piłsudski (Wikipedia)
Józef Piłsudski (members.lycos.co.uk)
Who's who: Józef Piłsudski (firstworldwar.com)
Coat of arms of Poland

Colour variation

Fischer 234 comes in a variety of colours between dark red brown to pale yellow brown.


234a
Dark red brown

234b
Pale red brown

234
Yellow brown