Birth Bicentenary of French Writer Honoré de Balzac
(Date of issue: 20th May 1999)

Designer: G.Kuznetsov
Paper: coated
Printing process: offset
Perforation: 13 1/2
Size: 40 x 28 mm.
Sheet composition: 36 (6 x 6) stamps
Printing run: 200.000
Michel catalogue numbers: 306
40 k. multicoloured. Portrait of theFrench writer Honoré de Balzac, catholic temple in Berdichev where Balzac
married Mme.  Hanska.


Overprinted stamps on obsolete stamps of the former Soviet Union showing the “Newfoundland” dog
(Ukraine – Berdichev – 1994)
The stamps show the head of a “Newfounland”dog



Post mark of Berdichev (ex-Faberge)




1866 Russia Empire,firm Silberstein & Kahane folded cover from BERDYCZOW to Wien,Austria,charged by nice mixed colourfully francature 1kop.3kop.10kop.with transit postmark RUSSIE.On reverse  austrian transit postmark BRODY,and arrival pmk.WIEN