CHRISTMAS 2021
Τετάρτη, 13 Οκτωβρίου 2021

A N N O U N C E M E N T

05.10.2021

 

On November 4, 2021, the 8th Commemorative Set of Stamps, entitled "CHRISTMAS 2021", will be released. The set will consist of two (2) stamps (1,00 €, 0,90 €), with a total value of one euro and ninety cents (1,90 €).

The set will be available in the following categories and quantities:

 

CATEGORIES                    DESIGNS                             QUANTITIES

        0,90 €   Traditional Christmas Carols – Small Boat       500.000

        1,00 €   Traditional Christmas Carols – Music Triangle  500.000

 

The stamps in this Commemorative Set will measure 35 x 45 mm and will be printed in sheets of 25, as well as in 5.000 numbered souvenir sheets.

The Numbered Souvenir Sheets will contain two single sets of stamps and will be sold for three euros and eighty cents (3,80 €), i.e. the face value of the stamps they contain.

 

2. Related products:

2.1 Numbered Album in a limited edition of 500. The album will be priced at seventeen euros (17,00 €), including 24% VAT (13,71 € + 3,29 €). In parts of Greece with a reduced rate of VAT, the price of the album will be sixteen euros and four cents (16,04 €) including 17% VAT (13,71 € + 2,33 €).

2.2 First Day Covers in a limited edition of 3.500 sets of 2 pieces with the stamps in the set affixed to them. They will be priced at five euros (5,00 €) per set of 2 pieces, including 24% VAT (4,03 € + 0,97 €). In parts of Greece with a reduced rate of VAT, the price will be four euros and seventy two cents (4,72 €) including 17% VAT (4,03 € + 0,69 €).

 

2.3 Booklets of 10 self-adhesive stamps of 0,90 € each in a limited edition of 15.000 pieces. They will be priced at nine euros (9,00 €) per piece.

2.4 Booklets of 10 self-adhesive stamps of 1,00 € each in a limited edition of 5.000 pieces. They will be priced at ten euros (10,00 €) per piece.

 

3. The stamps, the numbered souvenir sheets, the booklets of self-adhesive stamps and the first day covers will be available from the date of their release until November 3, 2022, unless previously sold out. The numbered album will be available as long as stocks last.

4. Collectors will be able to have their philatelic items franked with the special commemorative first day of issue postmark at Athens Central Post Office, 100 Aiolou St, 105 64 Athens, on Thursday November 4, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., provided stamps from the set or any other stamps with a minimum value of 0,90 € are affixed to them. Alternatively, collectors can send postal items free of charge to the Philatelic Service (100 Aiolou St, second floor, 101 88 Athens), provided stamps with a minimum value of 0,90 € are affixed to them. Please mark the envelope “PHILATELIC ITEMS”.

 

5. Permanent subscribers to stamps from the Philatelic Service will be sent their orders directly by the Philatelic Service provided that funds in the appropriate amount are in their account 15 days before the date of issue of the set.


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