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Poster Number: PP 524
Category: Agriculture
Poster Notes: In the background of the poster is a row of SK-3 combines (Samokhonyi kombain 3).
Media Size: 37x27
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1967
Editorial Information: Editor G. Shchetkin.
Technical Information on Poster: June 9, 1967. Publication No. 1-327. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Order No. 1117. Price 10 kopeks. 8-2-2 /67
Glavlit Directory Number: A10723.
Catalog Notes: PP 524 Agriculture
Artist: Koretskii, Viktor Borisovich (Koretsky, Victor) — Корецкий, Виктор Борисович
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Printer: Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat of Glavpoligrafprom — Калининский полиграфический комбинат Главполиграфпрома
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