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The Most Beautiful Postage Stamp of 2009 Elected

Oct 31, 2013

Within the period from February 8 until March 31, AB Lietuvos paštas organized already traditional elections of the most beautiful postage stamp of Lithuania. During the elections, having lasted for almost two months, the majority of residents gave their votes and the title of the most beautiful postage stamp of Lithuania was awarded to the postage stamp The Worldwide Regatta of Sailing Ships (author Henrikas Ratkevičius).


 


The postage stamp The Worldwide Regatta of Sailing Ships issued last year, on the 25th of July, was dedicated to the worldwide regatta of sailing ships The Tall Ship’s Races Baltic 2009 held in summer in Klaipėda. Nominal value of the stamp is 3 litas, the yacht Brabander is depicted on it. Postage stamps dedicated to the regatta of sailing ships were printed in sheets composed of 6 stamps with coupons depicting the emblem of the regatta.

The second place in the elections of the most beautiful postage stamp of Lithuania of 2009 was awarded to the souvenir sheet 1000th Anniversary of Lithuania composed of six postage stamps (author Henrikas Ratkevičius).



The third place was awarded postage stamps from the set Holy Christmas and New Year (author Irma Balakauskaitė).