Merry Christmas! Happy New Year!

Newsletter # 38 (739) September 28, 2017
On October 12, 2017 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue the stamps Merry Christmas! and Happy New Year!.
 
Design: Tatyana Kuznetsova. Printing: offset. Colour: multicoloured. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: comb 13. Size of the stamps: 52x37 mm. Sheets composition: 6 (2x3) stamps. Size of the sheets: 132x137 mm. Print quantity: 60.000 stamps each.
 
The stamps were printed at the Republican Unitary Enterprise Belarusian Printing House Publishing Co..
 
Face value A is equal to the tariff of a letter up to 20 gram within Belarus.
Face value N is equal to the surface tariff of a postcard abroad.
 
No. 1216
Merry Christmas!
A
 
 
Element of protection
 
 
No. 1217
Happy New Year!
N
 
 
Element of protection
 
 
 
A sheetlet is also issued. Sheetlet composition: 4 (2 sets) stamps. Size of the sheetlet: 132x100 mm. Print quantity: 12.000 sheetlets.
Christmas and New Year are holidays that adults and children love and are looking forward to. A decorated New Year tree, funny performances and gifts create a unique festive atmosphere.
 
The stamps were prepared according to children's drawings — by Maxim Lagun and Anastasia Shulzhik. The illustration on the First Day Cover is made by Nicka Belskaya. 
 
Colour of the postmark — blue.
 
Special postmark and FDC designed by T.Kuznetsova
A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the post office No.1 of Minsk (shop Philately,16 Moskovskaya street) on the stamp issuing day.
 
The images do not reproduce the exact specifications of the project.
 

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