On May 19, a stamp dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of the foundation of the All-Union Pioneer Organization named after V.I. Lenin was put into postal circulation

After the victory of the October Revolution, children's organizations, groups and associations emerged in different cities of the country. The Bolshevik Party, taking into account the experience of self-organization of children and youth and the importance of a social movement in upbringing the younger generation, tasked the Komsomol to create a national Communist children's organization.

On May 19, 1922, the 2nd All-Russian Komsomol Conference took a decision to establish pioneer packs all over the country and in October of the same year, the 5th All-Russian Congress of the Russian Communist Youth Union decreed to unite all pioneer packs arranged in different cities of Russia, in Children's Communist Organization Spartacus Young Pioneers.

On January 21, 1924, the Central Komsomol Committee took a decision to name the pioneer organization after V.I. Lenin, and in March of 1926, the official name of the All-Union Pioneer Organization named after V.I. Lenin was assigned (which was retained until the end of its existence). The mass children's communist organization had an all-embracing national character and aimed at educating children as citizens fully committed to the Communist Party and the Soviet state. The leadership of the pioneer organization was exercised by the All-Union Leninist Young Communist League.

The postage stamp provides images of symbols of the pioneer organization: badges "Be Prepared" and "Always Prepared!" against the background of a pioneer tie.

In addition to the issue of the postage stamp, JSC Marka produced First Day Covers and special cancels for Moscow, St. Petersburg, Artek of the Republic of Crimea, Voronezh, Kaliningrad, Penza, Ulyanovsk, as well as a maxi-card, an illustrated envelope with a postage stamp, a First Day Cover with a cancel for Moscow and a label inside.

Design Artist: I. Ulyanovsky.
Face value: 60 rubles.
Stamp size: 65×32.5 mm, sheet size: 150×156 mm.
Emission form: a sheet with 8 (2×4) stamps.
Quantity: 120 thousand stamps (15 thousand sheets).

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