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Stamp: Wisents
Edition type: commemorative stamp
Denomination: 10 k
Date of issue: 1969 Sep. 10
Depiction: Fighting wisents
Colour: multicolored
Paper: chalk-surfaced
Designer: V. Kolganov
Perforation: frame 11,5:11,5
Printing process: photogravure
Size of a stamp (mm): 80*28
Size of a sheet (mm):
Sheet composition: 20 (2*10) stamps
Printing run: 4 000 000
Stamp issuing authority: Post of the Soviet Union
Printer: Goznak's Moscow printing factory
  Special cancellation (ink - black) and art envelope were used in first day of issue.
On other stamps of the set: 4 k - Black stork; 6 k - Red deer; 12 k - Lynx; 16 k - Wild boar.
Themes: wisent (Bison bonasus), fauna, nature protection
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