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2021Therapeutic Naftalan Oil - Miniature Sheet

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Technical details
  • 02.08.2021
  • Artwork: Orkhan Garayev
  • Bobruisk Integrated Printing House, Bobruisk, Belarus
  • Offset lithography. Gummed paper,105qr/m2
  • Size of stamp: 40,3 x 40,3mm, • Size of M/S: 52 x 69mm
About Therapeutic Naftalan Oil

The Naftalan therapeutic oil field is the only oil field in the world with healing properties. In 1887, a German engineer named Yeger began to produce Naftalan ointment in Germany. During the Russo-Japanese War, Japanese soldiers had small containers of naphthalene ointment in their bags. There was a short but very encouraging inscription on the jars: "Whoever has this ointment, let him not be afraid of any sores."

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