Илья Старостенко Wednesday, October 21, 2020

The St. Alexander Hall. The Grand Kremlin Palace series

On October 21, a stamp dedicated to the Alexander Hall of Grand Kremlin Palace was put into postal circulation

The St. Alexander Hall

The Grand Kremlin Palace is one of the palaces of the Moscow Kremlin built in 1838−1849 by order of Emperor Nicholas I. The palace serves as the ceremonial residence of the Chief of State.

The St. Alexander Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace and is named after the Order of St. Alexander Nevsky, which was instituted in the Russian Empire in 1725 by order of Empress Catherine I. The walls are embellished with paintings featuring episodes from the life of Prince Alexander Nevsky. At present, the St. Alexander Hall accepts the meetings of the State Council of the Russian Federation.

The postal stamp provides an image of the St. Alexander Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace.

In addition to the issue of the postal stamp, JSC Marka will produce First Day Covers and a special cancel for Moscow, and a maxi-card.

Artist: V. Nikonov. Design: O. Savina.
Face value: 54 rubles.
Stamp size: 50×37 mm; sheet size: 178×177 mm.
Emission form: a sheet with formatted margins with 12 (3×4) stamps.
Quantity: 156 thousand stamps (13 thousand sheets).

Sheet:

The St. Alexander Hall

In addition to the issue of the postal stamp, JSC Marka will produce First Day Covers and a special cancel for Moscow, and a maxi-card.

The St. Alexander Hall

Art Unmarked Card:

The St. Alexander Hall

Special cancellation marks:

The St. Alexander Hall


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