On October 10, stamp “The 500th anniversary of Russia’s regular border service in Russia”


Russian border service has begun from May 16, 1512, when Vacily III, Grand Duke of Moscow, has approved the “Order to the Ugrian voivods” – the first Russian charter of the border service.

The stamp depicts a boundary pillar, crossed rifles and sabres, along the circle there is a wreath of oak and laurel branches which are in the background of the map of the Russian Federation pained painted in colors of the State flag. 


Design:A. Povarihin.

Denomination: 13 rub.

Size of stamp: 42x30 mm.

Form of issue: sheet (5x3) of 11 stamps and 4 coupons.

Circulation: 341 thousand copies (31 thousand sheets).

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