World Post Day

Newsletter # 42 (595) September 30, 2014
On October 9, 2014 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue the souvenir sheet World Post Day.
Designer: Yelena Medved. Printing: offset. Colour: multicoloured. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: frame 141/4: 14. Size of the stamp in the souvenir sheet: 28x30 mm. Size of the souvenir sheet: 76x48 mm. Print quantity: 15.000 souvenir sheets.
The souvenir sheet was printed at the Republican Unitary Enterprise Bobruisk Integrated Printing House named after A. T.  Nepogodin.
9 October is World Post Day. It is one of the international days celebrated by the United Nations on the date when the Universal Postal Union was established in 1874. World Post Day was officially declared by the Congress of the UPU held in Tokyo in 1969. Since then World Post Day is celebrated in many countries around the world.
This year on 9 October the UPU celebrates its 140th foundation anniversary. The Republic of Belarus is the UPU member state from 1947.
The souvenir sheet was printed with the emblem of the Universal Postal Union and the logo of World Post Day.
Souvenir sheet No. 106
World Post Day
20 000 BYR
Elements of protection
Colour of the postmark — blue.
Special postmark and FDC designed by Ye.Medved.
Special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Main Post Office of Minsk on the souvenir sheet issuing day.

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