Czech Republic
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First day of issue: April 14, 1999
Width: 26 mm
Height: 48 mm
Perforation: Perforated 11.50 x 11.75
Location: Ice Hockey Volume XLI
Stamp ID = 7446

Josef Rössler-Ořovský (1869 – 1933) was a Czech athlete and a capable sports organizer. He is credited with introducing a number of sports to the Czech lands including ice hockey. In 1908 he helped found the Czech Hockey Association.

Stamp shows Josef Rössler-Ořovský

From Linn's "Stamp Issuing Entities Of The World" page.

Czech Republic (1993- )
Stamp-issuing status: active; Population: 10,318,958. A republic in central Europe, comprising the Czech portion of the former Czechoslovakia, corresponding to the historic Bohemia.