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Newsletter no. 55
03 July 2019

Karakol City - 150th Anniversary


On July 9, 2019 the State Committee of Information Technology and Communications of the Kyrgyz Republic puts into circulation a Kyrgyz Express Post souvenir sheet: “Karakol City - 150th Anniversary”.

Karakol is the administrative center of The Issyk-Kul region. It is the fourth largest city in Kyrgyzstan. Karakol is located near the eastern tip of Lake Issyk-Kul, about 150 km from the Kyrgyz-Chinese border and 380 km from the capital of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek. The new souvenir sheet from KEP is dedicated to the anniversary of this city.

Souvenir sheet description.

Souvenir sheet no. 15

Souvenir sheet no. 15
No. 130. 250 KGS.
The main tourist attractions of Karakol City.

Technical specifications.

Paper: coated, gummed, 105 g/m².
Printing method: full-color offset lithography.
Stamp perforation: comb 14:14½.
Stamp size: 46.00 х 27.50 mm.
Souvenir sheet size: 113.00 x 88.00 mm.
Quantity issued: 5 000 pieces.
Designer: Vitaliu Pogolșa.
Printer House: “Nova Imprim”.

A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Kapriz Karakol Hotel from Karakol Ski Base on the souvenir sheet issuing day.
The first day cover and special postmark are designed by Vitaliu Pogolșa.
Cover size: 190 х 130 mm.
Quantity issued: 200 pieces.
Endorsing ink color: black.

Souvenir sheet and FDC can be purchased here.

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