COMMEMORATIVE SET OF STAMPS “Olympic Games – Rio 2016”
Τρίτη, 12 Ιουλίου 2016

Rio de Janeiro in Brazil is pulsating to the beat of the 31st  Olympic Games. The world’s greatest sporting celebration is being held in Rio from 5th to 21st August, with more than 10,000 athletes from 206 countries taking part in 28 Olympic sports.

With their sights set on Rio and their hearts never forgetting the roots of the Olympic Games in Ancient Greece, the Greek Olympic Team will compete with passion, honouring their country’s history and proving once again that Greek sport is the best and worthiest ambassador of Greece internationally.

CATEGORY

DESIGNS

QUANTITIES

0,80 €

Free Composition

120.000

0,90 €

Free Composition

120.000

 

Each category of the above mentioned quantities of stamps will be printed in sheets of 8 pieces. The two sheets of each category will be available at a charge of 13,60 € per set.

DIMENSIONS                         : 35 X 45 mm

DESIGN - ADAPTATION          : Myrsini Vardopoulou

PRINTING METHOD               : Multicolored (OFFSET)

PRINTERS                              : « VERIDOS ΜΑΤΣΟΥΚΗΣ S.A. SECURITY PRINTING»

CIRCULATION-SALES           : This set circulates on 08 July 2016, and will be available at the Hellenic post offices through 07 July 2017, unless previously sold out. Complete sets will be available at the local Hellenic Post Offices and at the Central Philatelic Office until their withdrawal, unless previously sold out.

Also available:

1. ILLUSTRATED FIRST DAY COVERS (5.000 pieces)

They have a design related to the subject of the Series. Available at a charge of 2,90 €.

2.  SETS OF STAMPS IN PACK (1.000 pieces)

Available at a charge of 4,00 €.

All philatelic products will be available at the Central Philatelic Office (5 Lykourgou str. & Apellou, 100 38 Athens), and at the Post Offices until 31 March 2017, unless previously sold out.

Collectors will be able to have items franked at the Central Philatelic Office with the special First Day commemorative postmark, providing they have affixed to them stamps from the set.


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