On October 30, a postal block dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Russian state circuses was put into postal circulation

The circular postal block, like an arena, presents all the types of the Circus Art and portraits of great circus artists: Yu. Nikulin, O. Popov, V. Zapashny, I. Bugrimova, and V. Durov.

In addition to the emission of the postage stamps, the JSC Marka produced First Day Covers and special cancels for Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Kursk, Rostov-on-Don, Orenburg and Stavropol. Also issued are illustrated envelopes containing a block, a label and a First Day Cover with cancellation for Moscow.

Design Artist: S. Ulyanovskii.
Tax value: 100 rubles
Block diameter: 99 mm; stamp diameter in the block: 33 mm
Quantity: 30,000 of blocks.

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