On 29th of August in Bendery Historical and Local History Museum were held presentation and postage cancellation of new set of stamps “ 200 years of Antarctic discovery” .
Antarctica was discovered on January 16 (28) 1820 by Russian expedition under the command of Faddey Bellinsgauzen and Mikhail Lazarev who on Russian ship-sloop “Vostok” and “Mirnyy” came to ice shelf.
Stamp edition- 7000 pc (700 miniature sheets of each stamp)
First day cover edition- 100 pc
Artist – B.B. Ogly
Postage stamps were printed in “Belarusian Printing House”.