Translation: Postage Stamps for Collections, for sale here
[On the top left box and center box] KOGIZ Philately
[Black postage stamp] Sculpture topping pavilion USSR New York 1939 World’s Fair 30 kopeks
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Poster Number: PP 723
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник
Poster Type: Offset
Printer: 3rd Typography Workshop named for Ivan Fedorov, Leningrad
Printing date: 10-Oct-83
Printer Notes: This printing house was at 11 Zvenigorodskaia Street and was named after Ivan Fedorov (c.1525-1583), historically referred to as the "first" Russian printer. Prior to nationalization, the Fedorov Workshop belonged to the St. Petersburg firm of Roman Golike and Artur Vilborg. It became the 15th State Typography Workshop when the Soviet government took over production just after the Russian Revolution and subsequently became the 3rd Typography Workshop.
Publisher: Kogiz (Bookselling Association of State Publishing Houses)
Publishing date: c.1940
Publisher Notes: In 1931, the Central Committee ordered certain publications separated from its Association of State Book and Magazine Publications or, OGIZ-- the national publishing arm of the USSR. Under reorganization, the Booksellers Association of State Publishers, KOGIZ (Knigotorgovoe ob'edinenie gosudarstvennykh izdatel'stvo) and other printing and publishing entities were placed under the OGIZ banner.
Technical Information on Poster: Order No. 18.
Print Run: 20,000
Glavlit Directory Number: L 54997.
Catalog Notes: PP 723 Events b