First All-Union Philatelic Exhibition

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In the exhibition hall

The First All-Union Philatelic Exhibition was held in Moscow in 1924–1925.[1][2] Its full name was the First All-Union Philatelic, Scripophilic and Numismatic Exhibition. This was because it combined the objects of philately, scripophily (collecting stock and bond certificates), and numismatics.

The exhibition was organised from 15 December 1924 to 15 February 1925. This was done by the Presidium of the All-Union Philatelic Association and Board of the All-Russian Society of Philatelists. The combined exhibition was meant to prepare formation of the All-Union Society of Collectors. The society was to be under the direction of Feodor Chuchin, the Commissioner for Philately and Scripophily.[3]

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Postcard sent from the exhibition to Leningrad, with the USSR stamp from the Lenin Mourning Issue, 1924, and exhibition's special cancellation

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  1. Владинец, Н. И. [Vladinets, N. I.] (1977). "Филателия". In Прохоров, А. М., гл. ред. Большая советская энциклопедия: в 30 т. (1970–1979) [The Great Soviet Encyclopedia] (in Russian; English translation). 27 (Ульяновск — Франкфорт) (3rd ed.). М.: Советская энциклопедия. Archived from the original on 2015-05-15. Retrieved 2015-05-15. Unknown parameter |trans_chapter= ignored (help)
  2. Manykina, V. (2015-02-23). "Philately in Russia, Part 2". Russia-IC: Culture & Arts: Manners, Customs and Traditions. Russia-InfoCentre; Guarant-InfoCentre. Archived from the original on 2015-05-15. Retrieved 2015-05-15.
  3. Polchaninov, R. (1986). Translated by G. Shalimoff and D. Skipton. "From the history of philately in the USSR". Rossica: Journal of the Rossica Society of Russian Philately 108–109: 46–52. ISSN 0035-8363. http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00020235/00045/49j. Retrieved 2015-05-15. "[Reprinted from 'Novoye Russkoye Slovo', New York, 27 July 1986, in the column 'Collector's Corner']".  Archived from the original on 2015-05-15.

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