The Ukrainian Electronic Stamp Album

Semi-Postal Issues

International Year of the Older Person

On September 4th, 1999; Ukraine issued its third semi-postal stamp commemorating the International Year of the Older Person.

The souvenir sheet is comprised of one perferated stamp valued at 1.20 hrv plus an additional 10 kop intended for some social benefit.

The souvenir sheet shows the Zymnenska Icon of the Virgin Mary (Sviatohorsk). Two angels are holding up the icon. In the background there is a church. In addition, it is night-time with a full moon in the sky.

A pictorial cancellation was used for the First Day of Issue. Cancellation was done in Kyiv.

Face Value 1.20hrv + 20kop
Colour Multicolour
Design V. M. Yevtushenko
Printing Method Offset
Printers "Derzhznak" - Kyiv
Perforation 11.5 by 11.5
Sheet Size 115 x 90 mm
Stamp Size 31 by 49 mm
Issue 50,000