TYPE: A50, A51
ISSUED: September 25, 1935
PAPER: Watermarked double cross on pyramid
DESIGNER: Reszo Temple
PURPOSE: To commemorate the tercentenary of the founding of the University of Budapest by Cardinal Peter Pazmany
DESIGN: (3 values) Cardinal Pazmany inscribed Peter Pazmany Fundator Universitatis / Hungaricae and date 1635 (Hungarian University Foundation) (3 values); Pazmany signing the Charter inscribed Pazmany / Alairja Az Egyetem / Alapito Levelet / 1635-1935. (Pazmany signs the Document establishing the University).
HISTORY: Cardinal Pazmany was Primate of Hungary from 1616 until his death in 1637 (born 1570) having founded the University at Budapest in 1635. He is responsible for the restoration of Catholicism in Hungary and is considered one of the foremost Hungarian prose writers of the 17th century.
200,000 sets issued.
There was a very ornate first day cancellation from Budapest.