How to use this site

Searching in this catalogue is possible in two ways:
1. by the entrance Topics
2. by the entrance Countries

The page Topics shows all Polonica topics on this site . By choosing a topic, you reach the description of it. Below the description there are links to all stamps, that are dedicated to this topic. There is also a link to an external source for more information.
The page Countries shows a table with all countries of which Polonica stamps are known. By clicking on a country name you reach a page with the years of issue of all known Polonica stamps. The information about the oldest stamp is shown. By clicking on the other years of issue you get the information and pictures of the other Polonica stamps of this country

Excluded countries

Stamps of the following countries, issued after January 1, 2016 are not published on this site:
Aitutaki, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Burundi, Central African Republic, Congo (Democratic Rep.), Congo (Rep.), Cook Islands, Djibouti, Dominica, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guinee, Guinee-Bissau, Liberia, Maldiven, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mozambique, Nevis, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Penrhyn, Rarotonga, Redona, Salomons Islands, St. Kitts, St. Vincent/ Grenadines, Tanzania, Togo, Tonga, Chad, Tuvalu, Uganda.
These stamps are put into circulation by commercial companies and cannot be purchased through the postal administration of the country, whose name is on the stamp. These products do not meet the definition of 'stamp'. An exception is made if it appears that an issue is put into circulation by the national postal administration.

  Countries / territories under another name                                       Catalogs

Country name on stamp
Congo Français
Congo Moyen
Republique Populaire du Congo
Côte Français des Somalis
Etablissements Français en l'Inde
Penhry - Northern Cook Islands
Territoire Français des Afars et des Issas
Republique Khmere
Union Island
Country name in this catalog
Cook Islands
French Colonies
French Colonies
Congo, Rep.
French Colonies
French Colonies
Burkina Faso
French Colonies
Cook Islands
French Colonies
Cook Islands
Congo, Dem. Rep.
              Abbreviated names of catalogs:
Mi      = Michel
Sc      = Scott
SG     = Stanley Gibbons
WNS  = World Numbering System UPU
Y&T   = Yvert & Tellier


Links always have a canary-yellow color, like the next lines show.

Interesting links
All stamps, engraved by Cz. Slania:
Catalogue of Poland:                               Stamp Encyclopaedia Poland
Lithuania on stamps, postcards, etc.
Polish Internet Circle of Philatelists :       i-KF
POLONUS Philatelic Society (USA)        POLONUS