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|300th Anniversary of St.-Petersburg Post Service.|
Date of issue: 29th June 2003
Designers: R. Komsa and L. Zaitsev
Printing process: offset
Perforation: frame 12 1/4 : 11 3/4
Size of the stamp: 49 x 37 mm
Size of the Souvenir Sheet: 103 x 94 mm
Printing run: 100.000
Michel catalogue number: Block59 (1099)
12 R. multicoloured. Tsar Peter I receiving a dispatch from count F.M. Apraksin sent by post from Voronezh to Saint Petersburg in June 1703.
The margins of the Souvenir Sheet bear the text of the dispatch with delivery mark "received from post in newly built fortress on June 28, 1703"
First Day Cover
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