Several sights / Ignacy Mościcki

Fischer 280-290 | Michel 301-311 | Scott 294-304 | Year of issue 1935 | Pre-war Poland

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Pieskowa Skała
281
Morskie Oko
282
M/S Piłsudski

283
Czorsztyn
284
Belweder palace
(Warsaw)
285
Mir castle

286
Podhorze castle
287
Cloth halls
(Kraków)
288
Raczyński library
(Poznań)

289
Cathedral
(Vilnius)
290
Ignacy Mościcki

Glossary

Pieskowa Skała is a castle in Ojców national park, near Kraków.
Morskie Oko is a lake in Tatra national park. The name Morskie Oko means "The eye of the sea".
M/S Piłsudski is a motorship named after Józef Piłsudski.
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.
Czorsztyn castle ruins are near Pieniny national park in the south of Poland.
Belweder palace is a palace in Warsaw.
Mir castle is now in Belarus.
Podhorze castle is now in Ukraine.
The Cloth halls (Polish: Sukiennice) are in Kraków.
The Raczyński library in Poznań was founded by count Edward Raczyński.
The cathedral in Wilno is now in Lithuania (Wilno is Vilnius).
Ignacy Mościcki (1867-1946) was president of Poland (1926-1939).

Translations

Pieskowa Skała = Pieskowa Skała.
Tatry - Morskie Oko = Tatras - Morskie Oko.
Gdynia - M/S Piłsudski = Gdynia - M/S Piłsudski.
Pieniny - Czorsztyn = Pieniny - Czorsztyn.
Belweder = Belweder.
Zamek w Mirze = Castle in Mir.
Zamek w Podhorzach = Castle in Podhorze.
Kraków - Sukiennice = Cracow - Cloth Halls.
Biblioteka Raczyńskich w Poznaniu = The Raczyński Library in Poznań.
Katedra w Wilnie = Cathedral in Wilno.

Relevant pages

Fischer 280, 282 and 284 type I were used for Port Gdańsk overprints (Fischer 26-28)
Fischer 284 type II was used for Port Gdańsk overprint (Fischer 31)
Find other Polish stamps depicting Ignacy Mościcki

Resources

Castle of Pieskowa Skała
Ojców national park
Tatra mountains
Image of Morskie Oko
M/S Piłsudski
Józef Piłsudski
The ruins of Czorsztyn castle
Pieniny national park
Belweder palace
The Mir castle
Mir Castle Complex
Cloth hall
Kraków
Edward Raczyński
Raczyński library
Poznań
Wilno through the 1920's
Wilno
Ignacy Mościcki