Municipal Arms of Belarus Towns. Kobrin

Newsletter # 26 (352) September 15, 2009
On September 19, 2009 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue the stamp “Municipal arms of Kobrin” from the series “Municipal arms of Belarus towns”.
A series continuation. Beginning Nos. 403-404, 445, 495-496, 529-530, 593-595, 633-634, 675-676, 756-758, 794. Designer: Igor Buben. Printing: offset. Colour: full colour. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: comb 141/4: 14. Size of the stamp: 28x30 mm. Sheet composition: 8 stamps and 1 coupon. Size of the sheet: 117x125 mm. Print quantity of the stamp: 56.000.
There are elements of protection on the stamp.
Historical reference: A municipal arms of Kobrin represents the images of Jesus Christ in gold clothes and the Blessed Virgin Mary in red clothes over a green chiton against the blue ground of a French shield. Against the gold ground of canton there is the image of St. Anna in red clothes over a blue chiton. There are gold nimbuses over their heads. The modern municipal arms of Kobrin is based on the ancient one that was granted to the town together with Magdeburg rights in 1589 by the Polish king Sigismund III. Religious subjects of municipal arms of ancient towns reflected the spirit of the age. The modern municipal arms of Kobrin was instituted on July 22, 2004 by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus No. 340. The authors of the municipal arms are P. A.  Zharov, A. P.  Makovtsov, S.Ye. Rassadin. The designer is V. A.  Liakhor.
No. 795
Municipal arms
of Kobrin
1000 BYR


Colour of the postmark — black
Special postmark and FDC designed by Igor Buben.
A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out on the stamp issuing day at the post office No. 6 of Kobrin.

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