Dragonfly Stamps

2010 Belarus, Dragonfly the Green Snaketail 


Date of Issue:
10 August, 2010
Designer:
Alexander Mityanin and Eugeniya Bedonik
Size:
37 x 26 mm
Perforation:
comb 13 1/2 x 13 3/4
Printing Process:
offset 
Format:
sheet of 8
Miniature sheetlet of 8 (2 sets of 4 designs)
Face V.
Design
Quantity
900 R
Green snaketail (Ophiogomphus cecilia)
56,000
1000 R
Green snaketail (Ophiogomphus cecilia)
56,000
1400 R
Green snaketail (Ophiogomphus cecilia)
56,000
1500 R
Green snaketail (Ophiogomphus cecilia)
56,000
Miniature sheetlet
7,000

The Stamps

On August 10, 2010 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus issue the set of 4 stamps dragonfly Green snaketail (Ophiogomphus cecilia). The Green snaketail is a dragonfly listed in the Red Book of the Republic of Belarus. Pollution of reservoirs is the main threat of the reduction of this dragonfly population. Only single green snaketails are found on the territory of Belarus. This dragonly is also listed in the Red Book of Lithuania and it is protected in Europe.

The stamps are issued under the aegis of the nature protection organization World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and bear the WWF logo.



The Sheet

The stamps issued in sheet of 8 (2 x 4), size of sheet 99 x 125.5 mm.
 

The Minature Sheetlet

A miniature sheetlet consisting 8 stamps (2 sets of 4 designs) is also issued. 
Size of the sheetlet: 99 x 125,5 mm. 
Print quantity: 7.000 sheetlets.


The FDC and Special Postmark
 

Special postmark and FDC painted by A. Mityanin, designed by Ya. Biadonik. Special cancellation on FDC was carried out at the Main Post Office of Minsk on the stamps issuing day.
 


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