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Sunday, December 11, 2016

Russia 2016 - Russia and Argentina - Sharing the Tradition




COUNTRY: RUSSIA
ISSUE DATE: 14 November 2016
CIRCULATION: 180 000
STAMP SIZE: 30 x 42 mm
STAMPS DESIGN: A. Moskovets






The peoples of Argentina and Russia their traditions and customs with care passing them down from generation to generation. The joint issue is dedicated to tea ceremonies of the two countries that have their own specific traits.


In Russia, porcelain or faience single tea sets consisting of small cups and saucers are used for ceremonial and formal tea-parties. The people of Argentina mainly drink mate tea; its preparation process is a sacred ritual.

The postage stamps feature a single tea set and mate.





ARGENTINA ISSUE






Stamp images and description thanks to Russian Post


Russian Post