Monday, May 6, 2013

Russia Stamps Honors Obuhov Steel Works

First Day of Issue: March 26, 2013 - Russia

Russia has issued a new postage stamp celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Obuhov Steel works.

The Obuhov Steel works was founded in 1863 as a steel mill, his main task was the production of ordnance weapons of military boats and fortresses.

The postage stamp depicts the S-300 anti-aircraft missile system against the background the Obukhov steel works panorama of 1912.

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