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     The stamp shows an outline map of Russia marking the 23rd Communist Party Congress and commemorating increased production through Five Year Plans.

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     The stamp depicts Yakov Sverdlov, Vladimir Lenin, and Felix Dzerzhinski pouring over a map of Petrograd (St. Petersburg) in the painting, "On the Eve of the Storm," by V. V. Pimenov. Thank you Dr. Mitia Frumin for information on the stamp.

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     The map on the stamp issued in 1947 to mark the 10th anniversary of the Moscow-Volga Canal shows the canal. The canal is about 80 miles long from the Volga to Moscow, and there 11 locks numbered on the stamp.

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