Germany-GeneralGouvernement 1942 Cultural Personalities

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*GENERALGOUVERNEMENT (GENERAL GOVERNMENT): German 'Protectorate' in occupied Poland

  • Issue date: 20th November 1942
  • five values (portraits)
  • Designed by: Wilhelm Dachauer
  • Engraved by: Ferdinand Lorber
  • Printed by: Austrian State Printing Works, Vienna, in sheets of 50 (2 x 25)
  • Print process: recess
  • Perforations: 14 x 14


12 + 18gr purple ~ Veit Stoß (Vit Stvosz) 1445 -1533, sculptor
24 + 26gr brown-carmine - Hans Dürer, 1490 - c1534, painter, younger brother of Albrecht Dürer, court painter to Sigismund in Cracow: Portrait of a Young Man
30 + 30gr deep purple - Johann Christian Schuch (Jan Ch. Szucha), 1752-1813, architect, constructor of Lazienki Palace in Warsaw
50 + 50gr dark blue - Jozef Elsner, 1769-1854, composer of operas, teacher of Chopin
1zł+1zl deep green ~ Nicolaus Copernicus, 1473-1543, astronomer

Sheet Stamps[edit]

12 + 18gr
24 + 26gr
30 + 30gr
50 + 50gr
1zl + 1zl