Czechoslovak independence series by J. Schmidt (1945-7)
24/02/11 – Sixteen-part postage stamp series commemorating three key figures of the Czechoslovak independence movement: Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, Edvard Beneš and Milan Rastislav Štefánik. Of the sixteen, twelve are engravings and four photogravures. The designs date from 1945-7 and were executed by Jindra Schmidt. Note the visual difference between the two printing processes and the range of colours indicating denomination.
Sources and more information
Czechoslovak stamp collection on Flickr//