Russia 2012 Foundation of Fort Ross, California, 1812

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 11th September 2012
  • one value, in a sheet of 12 with illustrated borders
  • Designed by A Polotnova
  • Printed by: Goznak
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 26mm x width 58mm
  • Perforations: 12 x 12.25

13r ~ view of the trading post, fortress and farm, after print by A. B. Duhaut-Cilly (1828)

  • Notes: constructed by Russian American Company under A A Baranov near the mouth of the Russian River,

California, intended as a fur trading post and food source for Russian settlements in Alaska