Archaeology. Chess Pieces

Newsletter # 46 (798) November 5, 2018
On November 12, 2018 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue 2 stamps Chess pieces of the series Archaeology.
 
Design: Yelena Medved. Print process: offset. Colour: multicoloured. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforations: comb 13. Stamps size: 40,3x40,3x57 mm. Sheet composition: 8 (4+4) stamps in joint sheet. Sheet size: 109x109 mm. Print quantity: 60.000 stamps each.
 
Printer: Republican Unitary Enterprise Bobruisk Integrated Printing House named after A. T.  Nepogodin.
 
Face value A is equal to the tariff of a letter up to 20 gram within Belarus.
Face value H is equal to the surface tariff of a letter up to 20 gram abroad.
 
No. 1283
Chess pieces
A
 
Elements of protection
 
 
No. 1284
Chess pieces
H
 
Elements of protection
 
Chess pieces of the 11th — 14th centuries are the unique finds that show not only that our ancestors played intellectual games, but also that they had a high level of skill in bone carving.
 
The project was prepared in cooperation with the National Historical Museum of the Republic of Belarus and the Belarusian Chess Federation.
 
 
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.

The images do not reproduce the exact specifications of the project.

# 45 (797)26.10.2018 |Postage stamps of 2018|# 48 (800)14.11.2018

 

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