Slovakia 2008 Early Fire Pumpers

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 30th April 2008
  • two non-denominated values
  • Designed by: Igor Benca, or Róbert Brun (T2-1000g).
  • Engraving by: Rudolf Cigánik
  • Printed by: Postal Printing House, Prague
  • Print process: recess and gravure
  • stamp format height 26mm x width 44mm
  • Perforations: 11.9 x 11.4

Technical Monuments series. Fire Pumpers


T1-500g ~ four-wheel hand-operated pumper, constructed by the Smekal factory (north Moravia) c1872
T2-1000g ~ four-wheel hand pumper (adaptable for hauling with horses) constructed by the Seltenhofer factory in Ödenburg (Sopron) c1880

  • Notes: T1-500g stamp for 1st class up to 500g, sold initially at 1.00€; T2-1000g stamp for 2nd class up to 1000g, sold initially at 1.40€


Sheet stamps

T1-500g
T2-1000g