On March 10, a stamp dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of Ivan Nikitovich Kozhedub (1920–1991), fighter pilot, Triple Hero of the Soviet Union, was put into postal circulation
The stamp provides a portrait of Ivan Kozhedub in his flight uniform and the La-7 Fighter Aircraft, which was his fighting plane.
Design Artist: R. Komsa.
Face value: 40 rubles.
Stamp size: 42×30 mm, sheet size: 155×165 mm.
Emission form: a sheet with formatted margins with 10 (3×4) stamps and a coupon.
Quantity: 140 thousand stamps (14 thousand sheets).
In addition to the issuance of the postal stamp, JSC Marka produced a First Day Cover and special cancels for Moscow and St. Petersburg.