Kopiec Marszałka Piłsudskiego overprints

Fischer 278-279 | Michel 299-300 | Scott 292-293 | Year of issue 1935 | Pre-war Poland

The raise of the Piłsudski mound in Kraków.

278
Eagle
overprint (See Fischer 253)
279
Józef Piłsudski
overprint (See Fischer 266)

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.
A mound is a pile of earth, stones, etc. built as a defence.
The Piłsudski mound is one of the mounds in Kraków.

Translations

Kopiec Marszałka Piłsudskiego = The mound of marshal Piłsudski.

Resources

Józef Piłsudski
The Kraków mounds
Mound
Kraków

Special cancellation for the building of the Piłsudski mound in Kraków

(Kopiec Józefa Marszałka Piłsudskiego = The Józef Piłsudski mound
Sowiniec w Krakowie = Sowiniec in Kraków)
(Komitet budowy kopca Józefa Piłsudskiego = The building committee of the Józef Piłsudski mound
19 czerwca 1935 = 19 June 1935
Wydział Wykonawczy w Krakowie = The Executive Department in Kraków)