Postage stamp “The 150th Anniversary of Kolomensky Plant” is issued by FSUE PTC “Marka” acting under the jurisdiction of the Federal Communications Agency.

Issue date: August 15, 2013.

Kolomensky Plant was founded by A. E. Struve, a military engineer, in 1863. Bridge conduits for railways became the first products of the company. Prior to WWII, the factory had produced steam locomotives, diesel locomotives, electric locomotives, diesel engines, equipment for underground and turbines. During the War, the factory satisfied the needs of the front: repaired tanks, built armored trains, manufactured ammunition. Diesel locomotives, as well as diesel engines for locomotives, ships, submarines and power plants have been commercially produced since 1956.

Today Kolomensky Plant is a part of “Transmashholding” company, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of railway equipment.

The postage stamp features a TEP70BS passenger diesel locomotive with energy supply of carriages against steam locomotive No 5000, type 86.

Design: A. Povarikhin.

Face value: 15 rub.

Size of stamp: 37х37 mm.

Form of issue: sheet of 9 stamps (3х3).

Circulation: 315,000 copies (35,000 sheets).




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