Ilya Muromets . RU-JAPAN WAR.1914.SP5.Mint.Color paper.perf. 13.5.RARE
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Ilya Muromets .
SP5.Mint.Color paper.perf. 13.5.
In 1914 Viktor Vasnetsov designed for famous collector Tsar Nicholas II (special order) a revenue stamp intended for voluntary collection for victims of World War I.
-This stamp was sold for 1 kopeck over face value.The surtax was donated to CHARITIES CONNECTED WITH THE WAR OF 1914-1917..
( donated to a fund for the orphans of soldiers killed in the RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR).