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Newsletter no. 36
04 May 2018

The Anniversaries of Great Personalities. Karl Marx (1818 - 1883)


On May 5, 2018 the State Committee of Information Technology and Communications of the Kyrgyz Republic puts into circulation a Kyrgyz Express Post postage stamp: “The Anniversaries of Great Personalities. Karl Marx (1818 - 1883)”.

Karl Heinrich Marx (5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883) was a German philosopher, sociologist, economist, political journalist and militant. He was the author of the classical scientific work on political economy "Capital: A Critique of Political Economy" (“Das Kapital”, 1867). The doctrine of Marx and his followers had a profound impact on the historical events of the 20th century, including the fate of the Kyrgyz people.

Stamp description.

No. 93

No. 93. 100 KGS. Portrait of Karl Marx (1818 - 1883).

Technical specifications.

Paper: coated, gummed, 105 g/m2.
Printing method: full-color offset lithography.
Stamp perforation: comb 14:14½.
Stamp size: 46.00 x 27.50 mm.
Sheet size: 113.00 x 108.00 mm.
Stamp is issued in sheetlets of 5 stamps and one coupon. Each sheetlet has a QR code in the lower right corner.
Quantity issued: 5 000 pieces.
Designer: Daria Maier.
Printer House: “Nova Imprim”.

A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Bishkek KEP Office (729001) on the stamp issuing day.

The first day cover and special postmark are designed by Daria Maier.

Printing method: full-colour offset.

Quantity issued: 400 copies.

Endorsing ink color: black.

Stamps and FDC can be purchased here.

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