Flora. Endangered plants of Belarus

Newsletter # 12 (467) April 25, 2012
On May 3, 2012 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue 2 stamps depicting ferns — Common polypody and Floating fern from the series Flora. Endangered plants of Belarus.
Designer: Alexander Mityanin. Printing: offset. Colour: multicoloured. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: comb 14: 141/4. Size of the stamps: 40x28 mm. Sheet composition: 16 (4x4) stamps. Size of the sheet: 180x145 mm. The technique of relief stamping is used on the stamps. Print quantity: 80.000 stamps each.
 
No. 922
Common polypody
 
Elements of protection
 
Common polypody is a perennial grassy fern with a long creeping rhizome that is sometimes over ground.
Letter H is equal to the surface tariff of a letter up to 20 gram abroad.
 
No. 923
Floating fern
 
Elements of protection
 
Floating fern is an annual free-floating water fern devoid of roots.
Letter P is equal to the air-mail tariff of a letter up to 20 gram abroad.
 
 
A sheetlet is also issued.
Sheetlet composition: 8 (4 sets) stamps. Perforation: frame 14: 141/4. Size of the sheetlet: 116x142 mm. Print quantity: 12.000 sheetlets.
A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Main Post Office of Minsk on the stamps issuing day.
 
Colour of the postmark — black.
Special postmark and FDC designed by A.Mityanin.

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