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Newsletter no. 12
15 June 2016

Postal Stationery Cards "My Kyrgyzstan"


On June 16th the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Kyrgyz Republic puts into circulation the first KEP postal stationery cards. The four postal cards are combined into the series called “My Kyrgyzstan”.

Postal Cards Description.

Stamp. The geographical map of Kyrgyzstan and the KEP logo. The «A» value equals to mailing a standard international post card.

No 1. The view of the Ala-Too Square with the Aykol Manas Monument and the State Historical Museum of the Kyrgyz Republic. Photo by A. Sorokin.

No 2. Burana Tower, the remarkable Cultural Heritage of the 11th century. Photo by A. Sorokin.

Postal card no. 1
Postal card no. 2

No 3. Mountain Lake Issyk-Kul. Photo by A. Novoselov.

No 4. The Tian Shan Mountains, Kyrgyzstan. Photo by M. Knitl.

Postal card no. 3
Postal card no. 4

Each illustration also has an image of the solar disk, with a Kyrgyz yurt tunduk and an inscription «KYRGYZSTAN», printed by means of hot gold foil stamping.

Technical specifications.

Paper: cardboard, 300 g/m 2.
Printing method: double-sided, full-colour offset lithography; hot gold foil stamping was also used for the reverse side.
Stamp size: 52.00 х 33.00 mm.
Postal cards size: 148.00 х 105.00 mm.
Quantity issued: 2 500 pieces of each postal card.
Designer: Aliona Cojocari.
Printer House: «Adver Group» (Bishkek).

A special cancellation, using the special first day postmark, will be carried out at the Bishkek KEP Office (729002) on the issuing day.

Endorsing ink color: black. The special postmark is designed by Anastasia Pariniuc.

Postal Stationery Cards can be purchased here.

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