EUROPA. Bridges

Newsletter # 19 (771) April 23, 2018
On April 30, 2018 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue 2 stamps Bridges bearing the EUROPA logo.
 
A series continuation. Beginning Nos. 37, 38, 265, 322, 323, 375, 416, 417, 461, 462, 504, 505, 561, 562, 611,612, 637, 638, 680, 681, 722, 723, 780, 781, 819, 820, 870, 871, 917-918, 955, 956, 1006, 1007, 1064, 1065, 1114, 1115, 1192 and 1193. Artist: Tatyana Dolskaya. Design: Yauheniya Biadonik. Printing: offset. Colour: full colour. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: comb 13: 131/2. Stamps size: 52x29,6 mm. Size of the stamps: 5229,6 mm. Sheets composition: 6 (2x3) stamps. Size of the sheets: 125x108 mm. Print quantity: 60.000 stamps each.

Printer: Printer: Republican Unitary Enterprise Bobruisk Integrated Printing House named after A. T.  Nepogodin.

Letter H is equal to the surface tariff of a letter up to 20 gram abroad.
Letter P is equal to the air-mail tariff of a letter up to 20 gram abroad.

No. 1250
Disna. Bridge over the River Disna
H
 
 
Elements of protection
 
 
No. 1251
Minsk. Bridge to the Island of Courage and Sorrow
on the River Svisloch
P
 
 
Elements of protection
 
 
 
 
A sheetlet is also issued. Sheetlet composition: 2 (1 set) stamps & 2 coupons. Sheetlet size: 125x80 mm. Print quantity: 20.000 sheetlets.

The automobile bridge across the river Disna in Disna town is a unique arched bridge with a wooden coating on a metal and stone base.It is considered to be the oldest automobile bridge inBelarus— it is used for 100 years.

 
Asmall pedestrian bridge connects the Trinity suburb with an artificial island on the river Svisloch inMinsk. On the island there is a memorial complex IslandofCourageand Sorrow, dedicated to the Belarusian soldiers who died inAfghanistanin 1979-1989.
 
Colour of the postmark — black.

Special postmark and FDC painted by T.Dolskaya,
designed by Ya.Biadonik
A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the post office No.1 of Minsk (shop Philately,16 Moskovskaya street) on the stamp issuing day.
 
The images do not reproduce the exact specifications of the project.
 

# 18 (770)12.04.2018 |Postage stamps of 2018|# 20 (772)25.04.2018

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