April 6, four stamps depicting turtles to be issued as part of the Russian Fauna series


Russian fauna comprises all the animals inhabiting Russia. There are more than 1,300 species of vertebrates alone, and 70,000 species of insects.

Additionally, JSC “Marka” will manufacture an illustrated cover with the four stamps and first day covers with cancellation (Moscow) inside, as well as maximum cards.

Design: G. Schegol.
Face value: 35 RUB.
Size of stamp: 37×26 mm, size of sheet: 94×72 mm.
Form of issue: sheet with illustrated margins of 4 (2×2) stamps.
Circulation: 75,000 each stamp (75,000 sheets).

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