40 groszy- Janusz Korczak by K. Dunikowski

40 groszy- Janusz Korczak by K. Dunikowski
Added by Maciej Pasztor
General Description : Janusz Korczak, the pen name of Henryk Goldszmit (22 July 1878 or 1879 – August 1942), was a Polish-Jewish educator, children's author, and pediatrician known as Pan Doktor ("Mr. Doctor") or Stary Doktor ("Old Doctor"). After spending many years working as director of an orphanage in Warsaw, he refused freedom and stayed with his orphans when the institution was sent from the Ghetto to the Treblinka extermination camp, during the Grossaktion Warsaw of 1942
Face value 40 groszy
Catalog code (Michel) 1357
Catalog code (Scott) 1098
Catalog code Polish Stamps Catalog 1209
Series 20th anniversary of the death of Janusz Korczak
Place in series 1
Stamp colour Brown, bister and sepia
Stamp use Commemorative stamp
Print run 2,059,005
Issue date 12/11/1962
Designer J(erzy?) Srokowski
Paper type White; middel, smooth
Print technique Offset
Printed by PWPW (Państwowa Wytwórnia Papierów Wartościowych)
Perforation 12½ x 12 (comb)
Height 38.00 mm
Width 27.00 mm
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