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Newsletter no. 49
07 December 2018

The Anniversaries of Great Personalities. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn


On December 11, 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. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.

Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn (11 December 1918 - 3 August 2008) was a Russian writer, playwright, publicist, historian, public and political figure. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1970. He was the author of the famous works "The Gulag Archipelago", "The Red Wheel", "Cancer Ward", "The First Circle" and many others.

Stamp description

No. 119. 100 KGS. Portrait of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918 - 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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