Russia Post released a set of 4 stamp on Kasli Casting designs on 15th November 2012. Kasli casting are art works (sculptures, decorative arts, furniture for architecture) of cast iron. They are unique works of art industry in Russia, it is a true treasure of Russian culture and Russian history, a striking example of the world of art practice.
The four stamps depicts Plate with two concentric rosettes, large rosette fragments lacy designs, socket in a square frame, floral design and small rosette framed asymmetrical ornament.
Russia Post released a souvenir sheet to commemorate The completion of the pipeline "Nord Stream" on 5th October 2012.
In 2012, the construction of a new route for Russian gas exports to Europe "Nord Stream", which connected the Russian Baltic Sea coast near Vyborg with the German Baltic coast near Greifswald was opened. Its length is 1224 km.
The stamp shows a photo of the construction site of the gas pipeline "Nord Stream" and the vessel Castoro Sei and picture of Catherine I can be seen.
Today is 12.12.12, so those collectors who are interested in fancy numbers or Postmark collectors, It's once in a lifetime chance to have this date cancellation. If you are not in reach of a Post Office, write a card to your address and drop it in a nearest post box !
Russia Post released a stamp to commemorate 100 years of Shipbuilding plant "Northern Shipyard" on 1st October 2012.
Shipyard "Northern Shipyard" was founded in 1912 as the Putilov Shipyard. In 1913, the first ships were built and from 1920's passenger and cargo ships were built and from 1930's destroyers and Frigates were built.Today JSC Shipbuilding plant "Northern Shipyard" is one of the leading companies in the Russian defense industry.
The stamp depicts a ship anchored in the background, standing in the dock.
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