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№ 844. The 300th anniversary of Baltic fleet.

15.04.2003

Painter – Moscovets A.

Paper - coated; manufacturing process - offset; perforation - frame 12½ x 12; souvenir sheet size 90×130 mm; multicolor.
Souvenier sheet print quantity - 100000.

The Baltic Fleet was created by Peter the Great in the 18th century. The Fleet started functioning during the Northern War (100-1721), defended Moonsund islands, Tallin and Hanko during World War II, took part in the defence of Leningrad in 1941-1944, supported the ground forces invasion in Eastland, East Prussia and East Pomerania in 1944-1945). The stamp of the souvenir sheet features the copy of the picture "Capture of two Swedish battleships "Gedan" and "Astrild" by Russians at the Neva delta on May 7, 1703" painted in 1866 by A.P.Bogolyubov. The margins of the souvenir sheet feature modern battleships and aviation of the Baltic Fleet, two orders of Red Banner and St. Andrew’s flag.

Face value Size Description Price, mint Price, used
844 12.00 50×37 The stamp features the picture "Capture of two Swedish battleships "Gedan" and "Astrild" by Russians at the Neva delta on May 7, 1703" painted in 1866 by A.P.Bogolyubov. multicolor 12.00 4.20

Category:
History : Historical events and dates
Culture and art : Painting, graphics, icons
Industry, construction, agriculture, technology : Water-borne traffic

FDC:
The 300th anniversary of Baltic fleet.
Special cancellation marks:
The 300th anniversary of Baltic Fleet.

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