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Shadrinsk

Founded in 1662 as an agricultural and trade settlement, Shadrinsk is a town in Kurgan Oblast, located on the left bank of the Iset River (Ob's basin) some 91 miles northwest of Kurgan.

Shadrinsk issued stamps from 1869-1917. The first stamp issued was a 5k blue printed by typography on thick yellowish white paper. Only seven copies are known.

5k Shadrinsk rural post single

1869 Shadrinsk No. 1