Postage stamp dedicated to Vancouver Olympic games

Oct 31, 2013

On 12-28 February the XXI Olympic Winter Games will take place in Vancouver (Canada). On this occasion AB Lietuvos paštas on 30 January issued postage stamp “XXI Olympic Winter Games. Vancouver”.

The postage stamp with the image of the mountain skier was issued in the edition of 150 thousand. The stamp was designed by Henrikas Ratkevičius, its nominal value – 2,45 LTL. The postage stamps were printed in "Österreichishe Staatsdrukerei GmbH" printing-house in Austria.

On 30 January postal correspondence items paid by new postage stamps were cancelled with the first day issue cancel in Vilnius main post office.

Together with the new postage stamp dedicated to Olympic Winter Games first day souvenir sheet and first day cover were issued.