Russia 2009 The Soviet Atomic Ice-breaker Fleet

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 18th June 2009
  • four values, each in sheetlet of 8 + 2 labels
  • Designed by: A Drobyshev
  • Printed by: Goznak, Moscow
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 37mm x width 50mm. Sheetlet format height 208mm x width 123mm
  • Perforations: 12 x 12.2

50th anniversary of the Soviet Atomic Icebreaker Fleet

7.00r ~ Lenin (and aurora borealis)
8.00r ~ Taimyr
9.00r ~ Yamal
10r ~ 50 Let Pobedy
the labels, in positions 5 & 6, bear a composite photographic view of 7r Lenin approaching Arctic ice camp, and map of north-east passage; 8r Taimyr breaking ice in port; 9r Yamal and flag-raising ceremony (Russian flag) on ice; 10r 50 Let Pobedy leading cargo vessel



sheetlet of 7.00r
sheetlet of 8.00r
sheetlet of 9.00r
sheetlet of 10r