The Mount Rysy marks the Polish-Slovak border. It has three summits: the middle (2'503 m), the north-western (2'499 m) and the south-eastern (2'473 m). The north-western summit is the highest point of Poland. The other two summits are on Slovak side.
Czechoslovakia 1981, Rysy Youth mountain climbing contest.
Portrait: W. Lenin (1870 - 1924).
Poland 1996, Rysy.
The stamp was issued in the series "Mountains of the Tatra National Park".
Poland 2017, Crown of Polish Mountains.
(perforated and imperforated)
The Crown of Polish Mountains (polish: Korona Gór Polski) is a list of 28 peaks one per each of the mountain ranges of Poland.
On the miniaturesheet is printed the list of the 28 peaks. The image shows a group of climbers on the north-western summit of Mt. Rysy. Behind is Mt. Ganek (2'462 m) and the Mt. Gerlachovský-štít (2'654 m), which is the highest peak in the High Tatras and in the whole Carpathian Mountain Chain.
The website of Poczta Polska reads:
Dear customers, The Philately Office would like to inform you about the decision of the Philately Office Director to provide all subscribers that purchase a one-year subscription of non-cancelled (group A) or cancelled (group E) stamps for 2017 with the right to purchase the special issue - imperforate block of the "Crown of Polish Mountains" issue. The decision to buy the imperforate block is voluntary, and the purchase should be made by 30 June 2018. The issued "Crown of Polish Mountains" block will not be sold to the general public.