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№ 922. The 300th anniversary of Kronshtadt.

15.04.2004

Painter – Pletnyov A.

Stamps per sheet: 36 (6x6 stamps).
Paper - coated; manufacturing process - offset; perforation - comb 12 x 12½.

Kronshtadt is a fortress-city. A fort Kronshlot was founded south to the island of Kotlin in the autumn of 1703 at the direction of Peter the Great in order to close a water-way to the mouth of the Neva. The fort and two batteries on the very island were put in operation on May 7 (18) 1704. This date is considered the date of the foundation of Kronshtadt. Large-scale city construction started in 1709-1710: harbours, batteries channels were built. Fitting-out and arming of the ships from St.Petersburg shipyards was carried out on the island of Kotlin. Tthe fort and the city developed in parallel. The central fortress - Kronshtadt - was founded in 1723. The fortress gave name to he city.

Face value Size Description Price, mint Price, used Quantity
4.00 37.5×25.5 The 300th anniversary of Kronshtadt.
multicolor
4.00 1.20 200000

Category:
History : Historical events and dates

FDC:
The 300th anniversary of Kronshtadt.
Special cancellation marks:
The 300th anniversary of Kronshtadt.
First day. The 300th anniversary of Kronshtadt.

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