The Central Botanical Garden of NAS of Belarus. Flowers

Newsletter # 31 (584) August 8, 2014
On August 22, 2014 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue 4 stamps of the series The Central Botanical Garden of NAS of Belarus. Flowers.
Designer: Yelena Medved. Printing: offset. Colour: multicoloured. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: comb: No. 1028, 1031 — 14: 141/4; No.1029, 1030 — 141/4: 14. Size of the stamps: No. 1028, 1031 — 40x28 mm; No. 1029, 1030 — 28x40 mm. Sheets composition: 4 (2x2) stamps. Size of the sheets: 102x102 mm. Print quantity: 48.000 stamps each.
The stamps were printed at the Republican Unitary Enterprise Bobruisk Integrated Printing House named after A. T.  Nepogodin.
Letter M is equal to the air-mail tariff of a postcard abroad.
No. 1028
Dahlia 'Diadema'
Elements of protection
No. 1029
Peony 'Pamyati Gagarina'
Elements of protection
No. 1030
Rose 'Gloria Dei'
Elements of protection
No. 1031
Lily 'Zorenka'
Elements of protection
A sheetlet is also issued. Sheetlet composition: 4 (1 set) stamps. Size of the sheetlet: 102x102 mm. Print quantity: 10.000 sheetlets.
The Central Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) of Belarus was founded in 1932 in Minsk. At present the Central Botanical Garden is a unique natural object of landscape art. It combines the features of metropolitan attractions and major cultural & educational, eco-educational and educational centre. It is one of the largest botanical gardens in Europe both by the composition of its collection (more than 10 000 species) as well as by its area (about 100 hectares).
The stamp project was prepared in cooperation with the Central Botanical Garden of NAS of Belarus.
Colour of the postmark — black.
Special postmark and FDC designed by Ye.Medved.
A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the post office No.1 of Minsk (shop Philately, 16 Moskovskaya street) on the stamps issuing day.
4 maximum cards Flowers will be issued too.

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