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Country / Post Russian Federation
Date of Issue 28 August 2008
Primary theme Geography & Meteorology (Artic and Antarctica)
Transportation (Ships & Navigation) (Ships)
Subject International Polar Year
Width 50.0 mm
Height 37.0 mm
Denomination 8.00 RUB
Number in set 3 (show set)
Layout/Format miniature sheet of 3 of 3 designs
Perforations 12 by 11.5
Stamp issuing authority MARKA Publishing & Trading Centre
Printer Association GOZNAK of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation
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