Moscow Society of Philatelists and Collectors

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Moscow Society of Philatelists and Collectors
Московское общество филателистов и коллекционеров
Cover of the Society Charter, 1918
Cover of the Society Charter, 1918
Abbreviation Russian: МОФИК (MOFIK)
Predecessor Moscow Society of Stamp Collectors
Successor All-Russian Society of Philatelists
Formation March 1918; 100 years ago (1918-03)
Founded at Moscow, RSFSR
Extinction February 1921; 97 years ago (1921-02)
Type NGO
Legal status municipal association
Purpose philately, other forms of collecting
Headquarters 2 Krivokolenny Lane
Location
  • Moscow, RSFSR
Coordinates 55°45′42″N 37°38′06″E / 55.76167°N 37.63500°E / 55.76167; 37.63500
Region
Moscow, other RSFSR cities
Official language
Russian
Chairman
Pavel (Paul) Kalnozol
Editor
Pavel (Paul) Kalnozol
Publication Russian Magazine of Collectors and Correspondents
Remarks private persons

Moscow Society of Philatelists and Collectors (Russian: Московское общество филателистов и коллекционеров) was one of the first philatelic organisations in Soviet Russia that appeared in Moscow in 1918. Later on, it ceased and was replaced with the All-Russian Society of Philatelists (Russian: Всероссийское общество филателистов).[1]

History[edit]

In Russia prior to the October Revolution, there was a well established and organised philatelic community.[2] With the beginning of World War I, activity of Russian philatelic societies and magazines stopped. Communications with foreign philatelic societies were interrupted.[3]

After the October Revolution, stamp collectors managed to obtain legalisation of philately in Soviet Russia.[2] The new magazine, Russian Magazine of Collectors and Correspondents (Russian: Российский журнал коллекционеров и корреспондентов), established in 1916 and issued till July 1918, promoted the foundation of the Moscow Society of Philatelists and Collectors.[3] It was set up in Moscow in March 1918.[4] This was the first philatelic organisation in the RSFSR. Most members of the pre-revolutionary Moscow Society of Stamp Collectors joined the new society. It existed till February 1921.[4][5] After its dissolution, the All-Russian Society of Philatelists was established in 1923.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Владинец, Н. И. [Vladinets, N. I.] (1977). "Филателия" [Philately]. In Прохоров, А. М., гл. ред. Большая советская энциклопедия: в 30 т. (1970–1979) [The Great Soviet Encyclopedia] (in Russian and English). 27 (Ульяновск – Франкфорт) (3rd ed.). М. [Moscow]: Советская энциклопедия [Soviet Encyclopedia]. Retrieved 2015-06-08.
  2. ^ a b Polchaninov, R.; Translated by G. Shalimoff and D. Skipton (1986). "From the history of philately in the USSR". Rossica: Journal of the Rossica Society of Russian Philately. 108–109: 46–52. ISSN 0035-8363. Archived from the original on 2015-05-15. Retrieved 2015-05-15. Reprinted from 'Novoye Russkoye Slovo', New York, 27 July 1986, in the column 'Collector's Corner'.
  3. ^ a b Budnik, D. (May 2004). "Brief marks of development of philately". Forum filatelia e francobolli: Immagini relative ai miei messaggi per il Forum filatelia e francobolli, pagina 67. CIFR — Centro Italiano Filatelia Resistenza. Archived from the original on 2015-05-26. Retrieved 2015-05-26.
  4. ^ a b Владинец, Н. И.; Ильичёв, Л. И.; Левитас, И. Я.; Мазур, П. Ф.; Меркулов, И. Н.; Моросанов, И. А.; Мякота, Ю. К.; Панасян, С. А.; Рудников, Ю. М.; Слуцкий, М. Б.; Якобс, В. А. (1988). "Московское общество филателистов и коллекционеров" [Moscow Society of Philatelists and Collectors]. In Владинец, Н. И. [Vladinets, N. I.]; Якобс, В. А. [Yakobs, V. A.]. Большой филателистический словарь [Great Philatelic Dictionary] (in Russian). М. [Moscow]: Радио и связь [Radio i svyaz']. 320 p. ISBN 5-256-00175-2. Archived from the original on 2015-05-26. Retrieved 2015-05-26.
  5. ^ Ivanova, V. (2015-02-23). "Philately in Russia, Part 2. Philately in the RSFSR and the USSR". Russia-IC: Culture & Arts: Manners, Customs and Traditions. Russia-InfoCentre; Guarant-InfoCentre. Archived from the original on 2015-06-21. Retrieved 2015-06-21.

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