Games of the XXX Olympiad, London 2012

Newsletter # 44 (499) December 12, 2012
On December 21, 2012 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue 3 stamps Games of the XXX Olympiad, London 2012.
Designer: Ivan Lukin. Printing: offset. Colour: 2 colours (No.940 — bronze, No.941 — silver, No.942 — gold). Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: comb 14: 141/4. Size of the stamps: 40x28 mm. Sheet composition: 8 (2x4) stamps and 4 coupons. Size of the sheets: 140x137 mm. Print quantity: 40.000 stamps each.
 
No. 940
Games of the XXX Olympiad, London 2012
 
Elements of protection
 
Letter M is equal to the air-mail tariff of a postcard abroad.
 
No. 941
Games of the XXX Olympiad, London 2012
 
Elements of protection
 
Letter H is equal to the surface tariff of a letter up to 20 gram abroad.
 
No. 942
Games of the XXX Olympiad, London 2012
 
Elements of protection
 
Letter P is equal to the air-mail tariff of a letter up to 20 gram abroad.
 
Historical reference: Games of the XXX Olympiad took place in London from 25 July 2012 to 12 August 2012. Belarus team won 12 medals: 2 gold, 5 silver and 5 bronze ones.
Sergei Martynov (shooting, mens 50m rifle prone) and Victoria Azarenka & Max Mirnyi (tennis, mixed doubles) became Olympic champions. Sergei Martynov equaled the world record of 600 points in qualification and in the final he scored 705.5 points, which is a new world record!
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 I. Lukin.

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