On November 11th, 2019, a postage stamp dedicated to the theme “Armenian history. 100th anniversary of the first postage stamp of Armenia” has been cancelled and put into circulation by “HayPost” CJSC in the premises of the National Polytechnic University of Armenia within the framework of the Philatelic Exhibition dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the first Armenian postage stamp.
The postage stamp with nominal value of 230 AMD is printed in “Cartor” printing house in France with a print-run of 40 000 pcs. The author of the stamp’s design is the designer of “HayPost” CJSC David Dovlatyan.
The postage stamp depicts a definitive stamp of the Russian Empire with the nominal value of 1 kop., which served as the first postage stamp for the first Republic of Armenia in 1919. An overprint “К. 60. К” is done on the postage stamp.
The postage stamp also depicts the seal used in the post at that time as well as the inscriptions “FIRST POSTAGE STAMP” and “100TH ANNIVERSARY” in Armenian and English languages.
The postage stamp was cancelled by the Deputy Minister of High-Technological Industry of the Republic of Armenia Armen Abroyan, the Chief Executive Officer of “HayPost” CJSC Haik Avagyan, the President of the Union of Philatelists of the RA Hovik Musayelyan.
Date of issue: November 11, 2019
Designer: David Dovlatyan
Printing house: Cartor, France
Size: 40,0 x 30,0 mm
Stamps per sheet: 10 pcs
Print run: 40 000 pcs