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A Special Commemorative Cancellation for Vilnius Marathon

Oct 31, 2013

Lithuania Post will be among those inviting to Danske Bank Vilnius Marathon that will be held on September 9 in Vilnius. Within the period from August 27 until August 31, Lithuania Post will mark correspondence items with a special commemorative cancellation.

Head of Marketing and Communication Department of Lithuania Post Rasa Kruopaitė-Lalienė said:

“Lithuania Post is already preparing for the Vilnius Marathon. We are going to participate in a team relay named after Lithuania Post and cover other distances. We hope that residents who will receive correspondence marked with the special cancellation will take courage to test themselves on the running path.”

Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipėda, Šiauliai, and Panevėžys Main Post Offices will mark correspondence with the special cancellation all week long. It is estimated that more than 100 000 letters marked with the special cancellation will reach residents in Lithuania and other countries worldwide.

The cancellation will depict the logo of Lithuania Post along with the inscription Vilniaus maratonas. The logo is surrounded by the inscription Susitikime Lietuvos pašto estafetėje! 2012 rugsėjo 9.

Postal correspondence will be marked by the special cancellation during postal business hours. The commemorative cancellations will be put on empty envelopes or in the area of the item, and postage stamps will be cancelled by the date stamp.

The Public Limited Company Lietuvos paštas runs the widest network of access points in Lithuania. The company also provides logistic, financial intermediation, and electronic services.