Memorial to Those Who Died in a Balloon Accident

Image or picture of the first Russian/Soviet airmail stamp C77: 10th Anniversary of balloon accident

Image or picture of the first Russian/Soviet airmail stamp C78: 10th Anniversary of balloon accident

Image or picture of the first Russian/Soviet airmail stamp C79: 10th Anniversary of balloon accident

This stamp set was issued 1944. It commemorates a Soviet research balloon accident in 1934. The 3 stamps honor 3 people who died in the accident. Balloon stamps are not frequently seen in airmail issues, and memorial issues are not frequent either.

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