Friday, November 28, 2014

Waclaw Boratynski

[Poland] (b 1908/d 1939)

He grew up in Ryglice near Tarnow. Thanks to Father John Pabisa from the Monastery near Gostynia , young Boratyński enrolled in school in Gostyn, where he perfected his Designing ability. In 1928 he graduated from high school and attended the National School of Decorative Arts and Crafts in Krakow. In May 1929 there was an exhibition of his work, along with Stanislaw Szukalski, who returned from America. . He collaborated with the Cracow "Polonia" ,"Salon of Polish painters" and  during 1936/1937 with Poznan magazine "Rainbow", which illustrated and published his thoughts on art history .  In  1938 he started to design the Polish Bank Notes , Medals and some stamps and Postcards , until his death in 1939 during the Defense against the Russian Invasion...


Poland 1938 "150th anniversary of the US Constitution" (1) [Engr (W. Vacek)][Recess] Sc(319)

Poland 1938 "5th Philatelic Exhibition, Warsaw" (MS,1) [Engr (W. Vacek)][Recess] Sc(B29)

Poland 1938 "20th Anniversary of the Republic" (13,12,10) [Engr (M. Dutczinski /5,45,50g,1z)(J. Piwczik /10,30,55,75g)][Recess] Sc(320,...,330)

[image credit of Ebay] [the stamps have all of the same size]

Poland 1938 "Return of Teschen" (1) [Engr (W. Vacek)][Recess] Sc(334)

Poland 1938 "Winter Relief Fund" (3,1) [Engr ( J. Piwczik)][Recess] Sc(B32,...,B34)

Poland 1939  "International Ski Championships, Zakopane" (4,1) [Engr (M. Dutczynski)][Recess]  Sc(335,...,338)

Poland 1939 "25th Anniversary of the Polish Legion" (1) [Engr (J. Piwczik)][Recess] Sc(340)

1 comment:

  1. thank you for sharing this. There is so little known about him. He deserves a book about him. His Christmas postcards are wonderful!