Postage Stamps for Collections, for sale here

Poster Number: PP 723
Category: Events
Poster Notes:

[On the top left box and center box] KOGIZ Philately
The black postage stamp shows the sculpture on the pavilion for the USSR in New York, 1939. "World’s Fair 30 kopeks" USSR MAIL
[partial translation only]

Media Size: 18x13
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: c.1940
Technical Information on Poster: Order No. 18
Glavlit Directory Number: L 54997
Catalog Notes: PP 723 Events b
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник

The artist's name on the poster is not indicated. By assigning Artist Unknown to a poster it also could mean the artist used a chop mark whereby no signature is seen thus rendering the artist's identity anonymous.

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Printer: Typography Workshop named for Ivan Fedorov, Leningrad —

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 it subsequently became the 3rd Typography Workshop in later years.

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