2.70 Zlote - The Western Capercaillie (Terao Urogallus) 1973


2.70 Zlote - The Western Capercaillie (Terao Urogallus)  1973
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General Description : The Western Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus), also known as the Wood Grouse, Heather Cock or Capercaillie is the largest member of the grouse family, reaching over 100 cm in length and 6.7 kg in weight. The largest one ever recorded in captivity had a weight of 7.2 kg.. Found across northern Europe and Asia, it is renowned for its mating display.
Face value 2,70 Złoty
Catalog code (Michel) 2250
Catalog code (Scott) 1974
Catalog code Polish Stamps Catalog 2103
Series Wild game (Hunting Committee Congress and 50th anniv. of Polish Hunting Assoc.)
Place in series 4
Stamp colour Multicolored
Stamp use Commemorative stamp
Print run 4,000,010
Designer Tadeusz Konarski & Janusz Wysocki
Paper type Middel; white; chalky
Print technique Photogravure
Printed by PWPW (Państwowa Wytwórnia Papierów Wartościowych)
Perforation 11 x 10¾ (comb)
Height 35.20 mm
Width 49.60 mm
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