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February 21, a postage stamp dedicated to bridges is to be put into circulation as part of the EUROPA Stamp Issue Programme



The postage stamp features the Floating Bridge at Zaryadye Park. The bridge was opened at Zaryadye Park in Moscow in September 2017. It represents a V-shaped observation deck which is a 70-meter console without a single support with a high glass barrier. The bridge is 244 meters long, its weight is 3 700 tons.

The postage stamp features the Floating Bridge over the Moskva River against the background of the Kremlin and the EUROPA Stamp Issue Programme logo.

In addition to the postage stamp, JSC “Marka” is to release an FDC and first-day postmarks for Moscow and Saint Petersburg as well as a souvenir set in an illustrated cover with stamps and an FDC with cancellation for Moscow inside.

Design: V. Beltyukov.
Face value: 28 RUB.
Size of stamp: 65x32.5 mm, size of sheet: 150x150 mm.
Form of issue: sheet with illustrated margins of 8 (2x4) stamps.
Circulation: 184 thousand stamps (23 thousand sheets).

 

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