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Newsletter no. 8
17 December 2015

Fauna of Kyrgyzstan. Horses


On December 21st, 2015 Kyrgyz Express Post (KEP) is issuing a souvenir sheet “Fauna of Kyrgyzstan. Horses”. This is a continuation of the series of stamps, issued in 2014. The souvenir sheet consists of two postage stamps, dedicated to the wonderful representatives of Kyrgyz fauna — horses. For the Kyrgyz people, horses where always an irreplaceable help domestically and at the same time, they were reliable comrades in battle and a source of artistic and poetical inspiration.

Souvenir sheet description.

Souvenir sheet no. 4                                  No. 20       No. 21

Souvenir sheet no. 4

No. 20. 100.00 KGS. The stamp depicts a bay horse, galloping down a flatland.

No. 21. 100.00 KGS. The stamp depicts a dark-bay horse with a white mark on the forehead.

On the sheet borders a typical mountain landscape of Kyrgyzstan is depicted, as well as inscriptions in Kyrgyz and English languages. A QR-code is placed in the lower left corner.

Technical specifications.

Paper: coated, gummed, 105 g/m2.
Printing method: full-colour offset lithography, partial gloss finish.
Stamps perforation: comb 14½:14.
Stamps size: 27.50 х 46.00 mm.
Souvenir sheet size: 108.00 х 80.00 mm.
Quantity issued: 10 000 pieces.
Artist and designer: Vladimir Melnic.
Printer House: “Nova Imprim”.

A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Bishkek KEP Office (729002) on the souvenir sheet issuing day.
The First Day Cover and special Postmark are designed by Vladimir Melnic.
Printing method: full-colour offset. Quantity issued: 400 copies. Endorsing ink colour: black.

Stamps, FDC and maximum card can be purchased here.

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