Sunday, December 5, 2010

Russia - Ladies & Horses 2004

Country / Post: Russian Federation
Date of Issue: 15 July 2004
Subject: Riding Habits for Ladies Side-saddle Riding
Width: 50.0 mm
Height: 37.0 mm
Denomination: 4.00 RUB
Number in set: 3 (show set)
Layout/Format: sheet of 25
Perforations: 12 by 12
Stamp issuing authority: MARKA Publishing & Trading Centre
Printer: Association GOZNAK of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation

A set of three postage stamps deicated to a riding habit which was very popular for ladies’ side-saddle riding in tThe 19th century. Tradition of ladies’ riding has been restoring nowadays.

4.00 Russian Rubel - Horse woman and lady in habit for out-of-town stroll 1854.
4.00 Russian Rubel - Riding habit and habit for out-of-town stroll 1845.
4.00 Russian Rubel - Horse woman in riding habit 1830s -1840s.

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