The 1966 Polish Millennium Issue

Purpose and Scope

This is a traditional first day cover exhibit of the 1966 Polish Millennium stamp.

Background & Importance

The political climate in Poland when this stamp was issued, and the ensuing political negotiation, adds significantly to the importance of this stamp. In 1966 the Communist Government was in power in Poland and a “Government in Exile” working to liberate Poland was located in London.


Exhibit Plan

1. The Commemorative Stamp
2. First Day Covers
3. Contemporary Postal Usage
4. This Chicagoland Observance – Millennium Mass