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Newsletter no. 48
07 December 2018

The Anniversaries of Great Personalities. Chinghiz Aitmatov


On December 10, 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. Chinghiz Aitmatov (1928 - 2008)”.

Chinghiz Torekulovich Aitmatov (12 December 1928 - 10 June 2008) was an outstanding Kyrgyz writer, public figure and diplomat. He wrote in the Kyrgyz and Russian languages, highlighting universal, philosophical and moral problems. His works have been translated into more than 150 languages.

Stamp description

No. 118. 75 KGS. Portrait of Chinghiz Aitmatov (1928 - 2008).

Technical specifications

Paper: coated, gummed, 105 g/m².
Printing method: full-color offset lithography.
Stamps 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.
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: 300 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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