In 2018 on November 30th, two postage stamps and the Special Cover dedicated to the theme “State Award of the Republic of Armenia for Global Contribution in IT sphere” have been cancelled and put into circulation by “HayPost” CJSC in the Presidential Palace of the Republic of Armenia.
The postage stamps with nominal values of 160 and 170 AMD are printed in “Cartor” printing house in France with the print-run of 30 000 pcs each. The author of the stamps’ and the Special Cover’s design is the designer of “HayPost” CJSC Vahagn Mkrtchyan.
The postage stamps depict the commemorative gold medal and the memorial souvenir given to the laureate.
The Special Cover depicts James Truchard, the 9th Laureate of the State Award of the Republic of Armenia for Global Contribution in IT sphere and the co-founder of “National Instruments”. The Special Cover also depicts eight Laureates of the previous years.
The Special Cover represents a unique philatelic product - a thematic cover, on which 2 stamps dedicated to the theme “State Award of the Republic of Armenia for Global Contribution in IT sphere” and issued in 2018 are attached and which is cancelled with a Special postmark.
The postage stamps and the Special Cover were cancelled by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan, the 9th Laureate of the State Award James Truchard, the RA Acting Minister of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies Hakob Arshakyan, the Chairman of the Board of “HayPost” CJSC Juan Pablo Gechidjian, the President of the Union of Philatelists of the RA Hovik Musayelyan.
Date of issue: November 30, 2018
Designer: Vahagn Mkrtchyan
Printing house: Cartor, France
Size: 30,0 x 40,0 mm
Print run: 30 000 pcs x 2
Haypost Trust Management B.V.