On July 23, 2010 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue 3 stamps from the series “Medal winners at XXI Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver”.
Designers: Ivan Lukin & Anna Malash. Printing: offset. Colour: multicoloured. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: comb 131/4: 131/2. Size of the stamps: 26x37 mm. Sheet composition: 8 stamps & 1 coupon. Size of the sheets: 100x135 mm. Print quantity: 56.000 stamps each.
There are elements of protection on the stamps.
Historical reference: According to the results of XXI Olympic Winter Games 2010 Belarus team took the 17th place. Our sportsmen were 3 times on the podium. The biathlete Darya Domracheva won the bronze medal in the Women’s 15 Kilometre individual race. Sergei Novikov won the silver medal and he was the best among Belarus biathletes in the individual race. The freestyler Aleksei Grishin became the Olympic champion.
Bronze medal winner (biathlon)
Silver medal winner (biathlon)
Olympic champion (freestyle)
A sheetlet is also issued. Sheetlet composition: 6 (2 series) stamps & 3 coupons. Size of the sheetlet: 100x135 mm. Print quantity: 7.000 sheetlets.
Letter “A” is equal to the tariff of a letter up to 20 gram within Belarus.
Letter “H” is equal to the surface tariff of a letter up to 20 gram abroad.
Letter “P” is equal to the air-mail tariff of a letter up to 20 gram abroad.
Colour of the postmark — black.
Special postmarks and FDC designed by I. Lukin & A. Malash.
Special cancellations on FDC will be carried out at the Main Post Office of Minsk and at the post office of Staiki on the stamps issuing day.
A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Main Post Office of Minsk on the stamp issuing day.
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