28 June 2020
Towns of Belarus — Shklow
Issued on: 2020-06-28
Design: Yauheniya Biadonik
Print process: Offset lithography
Paper: Chalk-surfaced, gummed
Perforations: comb 13
Stamp size: 52×29,6 mm
Sheet composition: 6 (2×3) stamps
Sheet size: 130×120 mm
Print quantity: 36.000 stamps
Printer: Republican Unitary Enterprise “Belarusian Printing House Publishing Co.”
On June 28, 2020 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue the stamp “Shklow” of the series “Towns of Belarus”.
A series continuation. Beginning Nos.1032, 1153, 1207, 1214, 1261, 1274, 1312 and 1318.
Номер каталога: 1355
Letter “M” is equal to the air-mail tariff of a postcard abroad.
Shklow is a city in the Mogilev region of the Republic of Belarus, the administrative centre of the Shklow district. It is located on the right bank of the Dnieper river. For the first time it was mentioned in written sources at the beginning of the 16th century.
Monuments of history and architecture have been preserved in Shklow. The most famous is the Town Hall, which was built at the end of the 18th century. One of the symbols of the city is a monument to a cucumber erected in 2007.
First Day Cover:
Colour of the postmark – black.
Special postmark and FDC designed by Ya.Biadonik.
A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out on the stamp issuing day at the post office No.4 of Shklow, Mogilev region.