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  1. Caves on Russian stamps

    The Gruta de Rumichaca is depicted on two stamps (Russia, 1955 & 1956; Scott C288 & C310, Stanley Gibbons 1052 & 1052a, Yvert et Tellier A285 & A285a). In a previous article published in this journal, I wrote that, according to Jean-Pierre Besson from Russia, there are two Russian stamps with the sane name, Rumichaca, and that the cave shown on the stamps was certainly not Rumichaca de Tulcan, the cave described in Strinati-Aellen's paper, but Rumichaca ...