Postage Stamp - Russia / Soviet Union - 1965

Title

Postage Stamp - Russia / Soviet Union - 1965

Type

Postage Stamp

Date Issued

1965-01-29

Description

This stamp was issued by the Soviet Union (Russia) to commemorate the 700th anniversary of Dante's birth. The stamp shows a portrait of the poet with text as follows: in the upper right corner: "4 к"; and at the bottom: "1265 1321 / ДАНТЕ / ПОЧТА СССР·1965" (Dante, Soviet Post).
Denomination: 4 к (0.04 SUR)
Perforation: 11 ½ (comb)
Printing process: Photogravure
Print run: 3,000,000

Extent

40 × 27 mm

Bibliographic Citation

Michel no. 3014
Scott no. 2995

Language

Russian