Centenary of oil shale mining in Estonia

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Reference:
4740352116337
Issue date: 15.06.2016
Designer: Indrek Ilves
Number: 633-15.06.16
Stamp zone: Other stamps
Stamp type: Classical
2.95 €
Description

Industrial mining of oil shale began on 15 June 1916 on the Estonian territory. Two years later the Republic of Estonia took its mining under its administration. As a result oil shale mining has been of state importance for already a whole century. The long history points out that oil shale industry has been in changing circumstances for a whole century. Today we process the countries’ most important mineral resource into energy effectively and in an environment friendly way than ever before and the long term experience of has given to the Estonians the knowledge which has been appreciated in oil shale countries all over the world. In the oil shale industry whole dynasties of Estonians have been working in the oil shale industry and even now there are oil shale miners who have kept the trade for several generations.

Product Details
4740352116337

Data sheet

Quantity issued
20000
Perforation
13¼ x 13½
Printer
Cartor Security Printing
Print
offset
Sheets
souvenir sheet
Size
90 x 63 mm
Primary theme
history
Year
2016

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