The "Sfragistics" collection of the National History Museum consists of over 800 items. These are mostly stamps chronologically covering the period from the 60th to the XNUMXs of the XNUMXth century, which can be divided into several groups: 

Seals of state institutions and establishments - here should be indicated a seal with the coat of arms of the Principality of Bulgaria from the 90s, seals of ministries, municipalities, diplomatic missions abroad, military units, etc.

Seals of schools, community centers and cultural institutions, among which a seal of the Ephoria of Evlogi and Hristo Georgievi, seals of the National Theater and the National Opera, of the community center "G. S. Rakovski" in Sofia, at the music school in Varna, etc.

Personal seals of prominent Bulgarians such as generals Nikifor Nikiforov and Radko Dimitriev, of Prof. Vasil Zlatarski and Prof. Petar Nikov, of Col. Ivan Stanchev, etc. Especially valuable is the preserved seal of the Kotlen merchant Matei Hadjipetrov from the middle of the XNUMXth century.

Seals related to the activity of the Bulgarian Exarchate in the late XNUMXth and early XNUMXth centuries. Among them are the seals of the Exarchate, the seal of Exarch Joseph I, the Metropolitan Meletius of Veles, Bulgarian municipalities, schools and churches in Odrin Thrace and Macedonia.

Personal seals with inscriptions in the Ottoman Turkish language, with some of the oldest items in the collection belonging to this group.

Stamps related to the activities of the Communist Party in Bulgaria before and after September 9, 1944 - of party groups and organizations from various Bulgarian settlements, partisan stamps, stamps of local organizations, of the Union of Fighters against Fascism; fake police stamps, etc.

Copies and reproductions of stamps from the Bulgarian revival, including stamps used in the revolutionary activity of Vasil Levski, personal stamps of prominent revivalists, stamps of community centers and schools.

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