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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Russia 2017 - The 100th Anniversary of the Krasin Icebreaker




COUNTRY: RUSSIA
ISSUE DATE: 31 March 2017
CIRCULATION: 406 000
STAMP SIZE: 42 x 30 mm
STAMPS DESIGN: V. Beltyukov



Krassin is an Arctic vessel of Soviet and Russian fleets. She was called Svyatogor prior to 1927, after which she was renamed Krassin to honor a recently deceased Soviet political leader Leonid Krasin. 



The postage stamp depicts the Krassin Icebreaker against the background of an aurora borealis.




Stamp images and description thanks to Russian Post


Russian Post