USSR 1957 Vitus Bering, navigator, explorer, 1681-1741

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  • Issue Date : 22 June 1957
  • one value
  • Designed by : Ye. Gundobin
  • Printed by : Goznak State Printing House
  • Print process : Offset
  • stamp format height 30mm x width 42mm
  • Perforations : 12½ x 12


275th anniversary of the Birth of Vitus Bering, Arctic Explorer (1956)[edit]


40k ~ cameo portrait of Bering, 1681-1741, map of Arctic portion of Pacific (showing
Russian Far East, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, indicating routes of voyages, ship at sea

  • the 275th anniversary was in 1956, as per date on the stamp


40k