150th anniversary of the visit to Bendery of Emperor Alexander II

It is reliably known about two visits of  Emperor Alexander II to Bendery in 1861 and 1872.

In addition to the inspection of the 15th Infantry Division, the Tsar-Liberator was invited to a peasant wedding. Alexander II stayed in the house of the commandant of the Bendery fortress. This building together with the portrait of the autocrat  is depicted on the  souvenir sheet .

The presentation took place in the Bendery Local History Museum .

The souvenir sheets are issued in perforated and imperforated versions.

Edition of  perforated souvenir sheet – 600 pcs.

Edition  of imperforated souvenir sheet – 100 pcs.

Design by Alexander Tikhonov.

Stamps were presented in Bendery in honor of the 150th anniversary of Emperor Alexander II’s visit to the city | News of Pridnestrovie (novostipmr.com)