Knihtisk is a website specialising in the study of all aspects of the First Czechoslovak Republic’s typographic stamps. Here you will find exceptional images, books, articles and other resources. The site can be found here:
Information is updated on a regular basis with content provided by collectors from all over the world who have helped make the images and information available free for everyone.
This site is highly recommended.
An incredible amount of work by the editor Mark Wilson has gone into the site, first establishing it as the principal online and goto place for reference and secondly maintaining and continually improving its offering.
The website is structured by issue as follows:
- Jubilee and Charity
- Postage Dues
For each section there is n encyclopaedic level of imagery and information. This includes
- Exemplar images for each stamp issues
- Reference literature
- Overprint and surcharge details
- Plate pane imagery
- Plate maps
Each image is of the highest quality and (for example) enables the plating and plate positioning of every stamp printed in the Hradcany issues. Below is an example image taken from the site. Knihtisk also offers his Hradcany study in book form on two DVD’s.
1919 Hradcany 1 Haler Brown Imperforate Plate 1 Position R1C1 and R2C1