7 November 2013

37th anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution. 1954

37th anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution.
"Great October Socialist Revolution has opened a new era in mankind history - an era of communism" (Marx, Engels, Lenin, Stalin).
Stamp of the USSR, 1954.

Suure Sotsialistliku Oktoobrirevolutsiooni 37. aastapäev.
"Suur Sotsialistlik Oktoobrirevolutsioon avas uue ajastu inimkonna ajaloos - kommunismiajastu" (Marx, Engels, Lenin, Stalin).
NSVL postmark, 1954.

37 лет Великой Октябрьской социалистической революции.
"Великая Октябрьская социалистическая революция открыла новую эру в истории человечества — эру коммунизма" (Маркс-Энгельс-Ленин-Сталин).
Почтовая марка СССР, 1954.

My collection.


  1. Interesting considering this was in 1954, after Stalin's death -- his luster probably had worn off a bit.

    1. Only in his "Secret Speech", On the Personality Cult and its Consequences, delivered to a closed session of the 20th Congress (1956) of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, Khrushchev denounced Stalin for his cult of personality, and his regime for "violation of Leninist norms of legality".

  2. Thanks, I was off in my timeline!


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