How much joy Tula samovar brought people! Tula samovar penetrated all corners of Russia, so that there is Russia, Tula samovar beat popular even among the Eastern nations. Tula samovar annually become a real decoration fairs and exhibitions. Exhibitions have been different: the fair, which were held annually from July 15 to August 25, provincial, county and private. Exhibition industry: artistic, industrial, artistic, industrial, agricultural and specialty, which is usually arranged in different cities each year. As well as nation-wide, which took place about 10 years in large cities such as Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novgorod, and worldwide.
And from May 25 to June 10 from Tula samovar annually went to the Nizhniy Novgorod fair. Tula samovar crossed the river Oka, the river carried them on horseback. River road had a number of advantages: a much cheaper, and the samovar with this method of transportation is better preserved. When transporting samovars packed in special crates, boxes, a dozen items in each of various sizes and styles. Tula samovar sold Wholesalers weight: a dozen products cost 90 rubles, depending on the style and finish, and the weight of a dozen was about four hundredweight. But even then, merchants in every way ishitryalis in order to increase the weight of a samovar.
For example, the pitcher was inserted iron bars, filled with lead. The heavier the samovar, the more expensive it is. First place at the fairs, usually held in Tula samovar Batashevs, Lyalina, Belousova, Gudkov, Rudakov, Uvarov. Manufacturers, for the best provided materials at the exhibition received awards and medals. Many specimens were branded on the medals samovars to promote their products. The most common rewards were from agricultural exhibitions. Here, almost All products submitted for review, received awards, but awards at national and international exhibitions were given less frequently. To participate in national and international exhibitions require a lot of conditions: first, drew attention to the quality and extent of the samovar artistic execution. At national exhibitions and was the main condition is that the material of construction for the samovar, a Russian, workers must also were to be of Russian origin, also included a technical device factory and beauty of the building. The highest award at Russian exhibition is considered the national emblem, approved by the Ministry of Finance for best factory-made products. The first in Russia has received an award for Tula samovar Batashev heirs at National Exhibition of Nizhny Novgorod in 1896. Tula samovar repeatedly awarded medals at national and international exhibitions, it shows their great popularity both in this country and abroad.