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Newsletter no. 35
20 February 2018

XXIII Winter Olympic Games


On February 23, 2018 the State Committee of Information Technology and Communications of the Kyrgyz Republic puts into circulation a souvenir sheet with two Kyrgyz Express Post stamps: “XXIII Winter Olympic Games”.
This year Olympic Games are held from 9 to 25 February 2018 in Pyeongchang (South Korea). The program of games includes competitions in 15 winter sports disciplines. Athletes from 94 countries are competing for Olympic medals. At the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, Kyrgyzstan is represented by athletes competing in alpine and cross-country skiing.

Souvenir Sheet no. 13

No. 91                  No. 92                

Souvenir sheet description.

Souvenir Sheet no. 13

No. 91. 50 KGS. Alpine skiing

No. 92. 150 KGS. Biathlon

On the sheet borders there is a winter stadium in the background of a mountain landscape and the inscription “XXIII Winter Olympic Games” in Kyrgyz and English languages. A QR-code is placed in the lower right corner.

Technical specifications.

Paper: coated, gummed, 105 g/m2 .
Printing method: full-color offset lithography.
Stamps perforation: comb 14:14½.
Stamps size: 46.00 х 27.50 mm.
Souvenir sheet size: 113.00 x 68.00 mm.
Quantity issued: 5 000 pieces.
Designer: Vitaliu Pogolșa.
Printer House: “Nova Imprim”.

A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Bishkek KEP Office (729001) on the souvenir sheet issuing day.
Cover size: С6 (162 х 114 mm). Printing method: full-color offset. Quantity issued: 400 copies.
Endorsing ink color: black.
The first day cover and special postmark are designed by Vitaliu Pogolșa.

Souvenir sheet and FDC can be purchased here.

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