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Newsletter no. 44
05 November 2018

The Anniversaries of Great Personalities. Ivan Turgenev


On November 9, 2018 the State Committee for Information Technology and Communications of the Kyrgyz Republic puts into circulation a Kyrgyz Express Post postage stamp: “The Anniversaries of Great Personalities. Ivan Turgenev”.

Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev (9 November 1818 - 3 September 1883) was a Russian writer, poet, publicist, playwright and translator. He is considered a classic of Russian literature. Turgenev was an honorary doctor of Oxford University and an honorary member of the University of Moscow. Turgenev’s work is characterized by the highest skill, concern for artistic values, charm, wit and honesty. For this series, KEP also issues a postcard, which is used to realize a maximum card.

Stamp description

No. 109

No. 109. 50 KGS. Portrait of Ivan Turgenev (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.
Stamp is issued in minisheets of 5 stamps and one label.
Minisheet size: 113.00 x 108.00 mm.
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.
Cover size: С6 (162 х 114 mm).
Printing method: full-color offset.
Quantity issued: 400 pieces.
Endorsing ink color: black.

Postal card for maximum card is designed by Daria Maier.
Printing method – full-color offset.
Quantity issued – 300 pieces.

Stamps, FDC and maximum card can be purchased here.

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