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Newsletter no. 46
20 November 2018

Joint stamp issue between Kyrgyzstan and Malta


On November 23, 2018 the State Committee of Information Technology and Communications of the Kyrgyz Republic puts into circulation a series of Kyrgyz Express Post postage stamps: “Joint stamp issue between Kyrgyzstan and Malta”.

A new series of KEP postage stamps includes 2 miniatures depicting the following topics: the Burana Tower in Kyrgyzstan and the city of Valletta, the capital of Malta.

For this series, KEP also issues a postcard, which is used to realize a maximum card with an image of the Burana Tower.

No. 112
No. 113

Stamp description

No. 112. 100 KGS. The Burana Tower in Kyrgyzstan and the logo “UNESCO/World Heritage in Kyrgyzstan”.

No. 113. 150 KGS. The city of Valletta and the logo “UNESCO/World Heritage in Malta”.

Technical specifications

Paper: coated, gummed, 105 g/m².
Printing method: full-color offset lithography.
Stamps perforation: comb 14:14½.
Stamps size: 92.00 х 27.50 mm.
Stamps are issued in sheetlets of 4 stamps.
Stamps are also issued in collective minisheet of 2 stamps (1 complete set).
Sheets size: 113.00 x 135.00 mm.
Collective sheet size: 113.00 x 80.50 mm.
Quantity issued: 8 000 pieces each stamp, including the quantity of the collective minisheet – 2 000 pieces.
Photographers: Ivan Turkovskii, Paul Mizzi.
Designer: Daria Maier.
Printer House: “Nova Imprim”.

A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Bishkek KEP Office (729001) on the stamps 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.
Photographer: Ivan Turkovskii.
Printing method – full-color offset.
Quantity issued – 500 copies each.

Stamps, FDC and maximum cards can be purchased here.

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