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Newsletter no. 58
10 October 2019

Motorcycling in Kyrgyzstan

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On October 16, 2019 the State Committee of Information Technology and Communications of the Kyrgyz Republic puts into circulation a series of Kyrgyz Express Post postage stamps: “Motorcycling in Kyrgyzstan”.

The new series of KEP postage stamps includes 4 miniatures depicting the following models of motorcycles: "Chopper" based on Ural М-67-36, Yamaha XV1600, "Custom" based on Ural М-67-36 and "Café Racer" based on IZH "Planeta-5".

For this series, KEP also issues four postcards, which are used to realize four maximum cards.

Stamps description

No. 136. 50 KGS. "Chopper" based on 1982 Ural М-67-36 (owned by Faiz Mamutov).

No. 137. 75 KGS. Yamaha XV1600, released in 2001 (owned by Ivan Turkovskii).

No. 138. 100 KGS. "Custom" based on 1983 Ural М-67-36 (owned by Konstantin Soluyanov).

No. 139. 150 KGS. Café Racer based on 1990 IZH "Planeta-5" (owned by Alexander Kirienko).

Technical specifications

Paper: coated, gummed, 105 g/m².
Printing method: full-color offset lithography.
Stamps perforation: comb 14:14½.
Stamps size: 46.00 х 27.50 mm.
Stamps are issued in minisheets of 4 stamps.
Stamps are also issued in collective minisheet of 4 stamps (1 complete set).
Minisheets size: 113.00 x 108.00 mm.
Collective minisheet size: 113.00 х 80.00 mm.
Quantity issued: 8 000 pieces each stamp, including the quantity of the collective minisheet — 2 000 pieces.
Photographer: Ivan Turkovskii.
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: 200 pieces.
Endorsing ink color: black.

Postal cards for maximum cards are designed by Daria Maier.
Photographer: Ivan Turkovskii.
Printing method – digital.
Quantity issued – 200 pieces each.

Stamps, maximum cards and FDC can be purchased here.

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