Municipal Arms of Belarus Towns. Khoiniki

Newsletter # 29 (396) August 27, 2010
On September 5, 2010 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue the stamp Municipal arms of Khoiniki from the series Municipal arms of Belarus towns.
A series continuation. Beginning Nos. 403-404, 445, 495-496, 529-530, 593-595, 633-634, 675-676, 756-758, 794-795. Designer: Yauheniya Biadonik. Printing: offset. Colour: full colour. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: comb. 141/4: 14. Size of the stamp: 28x30 mm. Sheet composition: 9 (3x3) stamps. Size of the sheet: 116x125 mm. Print quantity of the stamp: 45.000.
There are elements of protection on the stamp.
Historical reference: A municipal arms of Khoiniki represents the image of a Spanish shield divided by a flame like line into 2 parts — green and silver. On the green ground there is a gold castle. The flame like line and green colour resemble a fir tree from which the name of the town comes. In this region there are many coniferous forests. A castle of gold colour is a resemblance of the castle built by princes Vishnevetskies in XVII century that is not remained.
The modern municipal arms of Khoiniki is registered in the Heraldic matriculation of the Republic of Belarus on August 14, 2001 under  65.
The author and designer of the municipal arms of Khoiniki is M. M.  Yelinskaya.
No. 850
Municipal arms of Khoiniki
900 BYR
Colour of the postmark — black.
Special postmark and FDC designed by Ya. Biadonik.
A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out on the stamp issuing day at the post office No.2 of Khoniki.

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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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