CZECHOSLOVAKIA

Stamps inscribed 'Pošta Československá' or 'Československo'.

<- 1918 Part of Austro-Hungarian Empire
1918 - 1939 Czechoslovakia
1939 - 1945 See Bohemia and Moravia or Slovakia
1945 - 1993 Czechoslovakia
1993 -> See Czechia or Slovakia

From 1918: 1 (Austro-Hungarian) Krone/Koruna = 100 Heller
From 1919: 1 (Czecholsovak) Koruna = 100 Haléřů/Halierov (= 1 Krone)
From 1945: 1 Koruna = 100 Haléřů/Halierov
From 1953: 1 (New) Koruna (CSK) = 100 Haléřů/Halierov (= 5 Old Koruna*)
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WILD CATS

Item Code Item type Face value Remarks SC
27 October 1919 - 1st Anniversary of Independence: Legionnaire semi-postal stamps
CSK19191027 ST 0_15 1 Stamp 0.15 Lion
Grey-green
Perf. 13.5 : 13
MI 34Aa
CSK19191027 ST 0_15 2 Stamp 0.15 Lion
Light green
Perf. 13.5 : 13
MI 34Ab
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 ST 0_15 3 Stamp
0.15
Lion
Grey-green
Perf. 11.5 : 13
MI 34Ba
CSK19191027 ST 0_15 4 Stamp
0.15
Lion
Light green
Perf. 11.5 : 13
MI 34Bb
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 ST 0_15 5 Stamp
0.15
Lion
Grey-green
Perf. 11.5 : 10.5
MI 34C
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 ST 0_15 6 Stamp
0.15
Lion
Grey-green
Perf. 10.5 : 13
MI 34Da
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 ST 0_15 7 Stamp
0.15
Lion
Light green
Perf. 10.5 : 13
MI 34Db
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 ST 0_15 8 Stamp
0.15
Lion
Grey-green
Perf. 10.5
MI 34I
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 ST 0_15 9 Stamp
0.15
Lion
Grey-green
Perf. 11.5
MI 34K
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 IMP 0_15 1 Imperforate stamp
0.15
Lion
Grey-green
Imperforate
MI 34Ua
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 IMP 0_15 2 Imperforate stamp 0.15 Lion
Light green
Imperforate
MI 34Ub
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 ST 0_25 1 Stamp 0.25 Lion
Dark brown
Perf. 13.5 : 13
MI 35Aa
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 ST 0_25 2 Stamp 0.25 Lion
Light brown
Perf. 13.5 : 13
MI 35Ab
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 ST 0_25 3 Stamp 0.25 Lion
Dark brown
Perf. 11.5 : 13
MI 35Ba
CSK19191027 ST 0_25 4 Stamp 0.25 Lion
Light brown
Perf. 11.5 : 13
MI 35Bb
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 ST 0_25 5 Stamp 0.25 Lion
Dark brown
Perf. 11.5 : 10.5
MI 35C
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 ST 0_25 6 Stamp 0.25 Lion
Dark brown
Perf. 10.5 : 13
MI 35D
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 ST 0_25 7 Stamp 0.25 Lion
Dark brown
Perf. 10.5
MI 35I
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 ST 0_25 8 Stamp 0.25 Lion
Dark brown
Perf. 11.5
MI 35K
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 IMP 0_25 1 Imperforate stamp 0.25 Lion
Dark brown
Imperforate
MI 35Ua
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 IMP 0_25 2 Imperforate stamp 0.25 Lion
Light brown
Imperforate
MI 35Ub
CSK19191027 ST 0_50 1 Stamp 0.50 Lion
Perf. 13.5 : 13
MI 36A
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 ST 0_50 2 Stamp 0.50 Lion
Perf. 11.5 : 13
MI 36B
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 ST 0_50 3 Stamp 0.50 Lion
Perf. 11.5 : 10.5
MI 36C
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 ST 0_50 4 Stamp 0.50 Lion
Perf. 10.5 : 13
MI 36D
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 ST 0_50 5 Stamp 0.50 Lion
Perf. 10.5
MI 36I
If you have a scan of this item, please share. CSK19191027 IMP 0_50 Imperforate stamp 0.50 Lion
Imperforate
MI 36U
10 December 1954 - The Beauty of our Cities
CSK19541210 ST 3_00 Stamp 3.00 Lion Statue
Samson and Lion Statue from the Central Square in Česke Budejovice
MI 886
1956 25th Anniversary of Prague Zoo CSK19560715 PC 0_30 5 Pre-stamped Postcard 0.30 Lion (in cachet)
MI P152-5
CSK19560715 PC 0_30 7 Pre-stamped Postcard 0.30 Tiger (in cachet)
MI P152-7
1959 10th Anniversary of Tatra National Park CSK19590925 ST 0_60 Stamp 0.60 Eurasian Lynx
MI 1155
1962 Zoo Animals CSK19620424 ST 1_40 Stamp 1.40 Leopard
MI 1339
1963 90th Birth-anniversary of Malers Švabinský CSK19630600 PC 0_30 1
Picture side
Address side
Pre-stamped Postcard 0.30
Sold at 0.80
Leopard
Tiger
Serval (all on picture side)
MI P172-?
1966 Wild Game CSK19661128 ST 0_60 Stamp 0.60 Eurasian Lynx
MI 1663
1967 Slovakian National Parks CSK19670925 ST 0_60 Stamp 0.60 European Wildcat
MI 1732
1968 Prague Castle CSK19680509 ST 0_60 Stamp 0.60 Lion
Wild Cat Art
Lion head shaped door-knocker from St. Wenceslas Chapel of St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague
MI 1790
1968 50th Anniversary of Independence CSK19681028 ST 5_00 Stamp 5.00 Lion
Design as the 1919 issues
Stamp from MS
MI 1831
CSK19681028 MS 5_00 Miniature Sheet 5.00 Lion
Single-stamp MS
MI B30
1971 Bratislava Biennale CSK19710910 ST 1_00 Stamp 1.00 Tiger
Wild Cat Art
Wild Cats in Literature
Illustration from "Animal Stories" by Mirko Hanak (1921-1972)
MI 2030
1973 Birth Centenary of Maximilián Švabinsky CSK19730917 ST 1_00 Stamp 1.00 Tiger
Wild Cat Art
"Paradise
Sonata I"
Wood engraving by Maximilián Švabinsky (1873-1962)
MI 2163
1975 Hunting Scenes CSK19750226 ST 1_00 Stamp 1.00 Lion
Wild Cat Art
"The Lion and the Mouse", etching by Václav Hollar (1607-1677)
MI 2241
1976 Czecholslovakian Safari CSK19761103 ST 0_30 Stamp 0.30 Cheetah
1978 Praga 1978 - International Philatelic Exhibition (VIII) CSK19780620 ST 10_00 Stamp 10.00 Lion
Zodiac Leo
Stamp from
CSK19780620 MS 10_00
MI 2456A
  CSK19780620 IMP 10_00 Imperforate stamp 10.00 Lion
Zodiac Leo
Stamp from
CSK19780620 IMS 10_00
MI 2456B
  CSK19780620 MS 10_00 Miniature sheet 10.00 Lion
Zodiac Leo
Single-stamp MS with
CSK19780620 ST 10_00
MI B35A
  CSK19780620 IMS 10_00 Imperforate miniature sheet 10.00 Lion
Zodiac Leo
Single-stamp MS with
CSK19780620 IMP 10_00
MI B35B

1980 Wood Cuts

This issue also have items showing Domestic Cats

CSK19800924 ST 4_00 Stamp 4.00 Lion
Cartoonish lion
MI 2581
1981 - Prague Zoo Meter Frank
CSK1981 MF PRZO 17100 Meter frank - Leopard
"Chová a chrání před vyhusením - Zoologická Zahrada - 171 00 Praha 7 - Trója"
171 00 Praha 71 (Prague 71)
Earliest use reported:
20 March 1981
Latest use reportsed:
13 October 1981
If you know more about the dates of use for this item, please let us know.
28 September 1981 - 50th Anniversary of Prague Zoo
CSK19810928 ST 1_00 Stamp 1.00 Lion
MI 2636
28 April 1983 - Environmental Protection
CSK19830428 ST 5_00 Stamp 5.00 Eurasian Lynx
MI 2715
1 October 1990 - Environmental Protection: Mammals
CSK19901001 ST 1_00 Stamp 1.00 European Wildcat
MI 3064

Compiled by Geir Arveng with helpful information from Greg Balagian and Sergio Berti.
Latest update: 2 February, 2019

* The exchange rate of 5 to 1 was restricted to 1500 old koruna per person - higher amounts were exchanged at 50 to 1.