Petersport. Nobel Prize Laureates
02 Dec., 2015, press release
On December 3, 2015 Russian private company Peterspost, which provides postal and delivery services, will issue five stamps dedicated to the Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature from Russia: I. Bunin, B. Pasternak, M. Sholokhov, A. Solzhenitsyn and I. Brodsky. The issue refers to the Year of Literature in Russia.
Ivan Bunin (1870 - 1953) - Russian writer and poet. The first Nobel Prize Laureate in Literature from Russia. He recieved the award in 1933 for "the strict artistry with which he carried on the classical Russian traditions in the writing of prose and poetry".
Boris Pasternak (1890-1960) - Russian writer, poet and translator. He recieved the Nobel Prize in 1958 "for significant achievements in contemporary lyrical poetry, as well as for the continuation of the traditions of the great Russian epic novel".
Stamp size: 27x33mm
Stamps from the souvenir sheet: 27x27mm
Souvenir sheet size: 170x106mm
Sheet size: 115x105mm
Circulation: souvenir sheet - 300 ex.
- stamps «B. Pasternak», «M. Sholokhov», «A. Solzhenitsyn», «I. Brodsky» - 500 ex. (100 sheets)
- stamp «I. Bunin» - 750 ex. (150 sheets)
First Day Cover will be in St. Petersburg Post office SPb-01 and Monaco on the MonacoPhil-2015 exhibition on 3rd of December 2015