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Republic of Cyprus 24 November 2017
Christmas Stamps
and 150 Years of Andrew the Apostle (30 November 2017)


North Cyprus (Turkish Cypriot) 5 October 2017
"The Masters of Tradition" (Geleneğin Ustaları)




f) “Ancient Fountains of Cyprus” comprising of two stamps - See more at: http://www.cyprusstamps.com/cyprusstampscalendar.html#sthash.krJwUs6E.dpuf

 Latest Stamp Issue Details
Republic of Cyprus - 24 November 2017
Christmas Stamps

Christmas 2017
The Christmas triptych stamp with a religious content emanates from an icon triptych (1764) painted in the hagiographic workshop of the Monastery of Agios Irakleidios in Politiko and belongs to the medieval church of Our Lady (Panagia) Chryseleousa Strovolos.
On the reverse side of the side panels appear the signs of the Passion (Arma Christi) while in the central part of the triptych, the two-layered representation depicts the Panagia Kykkotissa and St. Luke holding a painting and a painting bowl, which refer to the tradition that the icon of Panagia of Kykkos is his own work.

The depiction of the impressive triple masted sailing boat infers the protection of ships and seafarers by Panagia Kykkotissa or is a reminder of the ownership of the boat by the monastery.
The panel on the left hands side depicts the military St. Minas the Egyptian and the panel on the right hand side depicts St. Spyridon bishop of Trimythous of Cyprus.

Christmas is probably the most special and magical time of year for all of us, but especially for children. The 64 cent stamp depicts a letter to Santa Claus. Children write their letters early asking Santa to bring them the gift they want. The Cyprus Post Office helps Santa Claus communicate with children by forwarding their letters and the letters he sends them with much love! The 42 cent stamps depict one of the children's magical moments, the opening of gifts they have been waiting for Santa to place under the Christmas tree.

Available on Official First Day Covers, Three €0,34c se-tenant stamps (27 x 40mm) in sheets of 12 stamps, Two €0,41c se-tenant stamps (27 x 40mm) in sheets of 8 stamps and a €0,64c stamp (27 x 40mm) in sheets of 8 stamps and as a set of 3 Maxim Cards.

 

Technical Information
Design: Nicos Ierodiaconou - Doxia Sergidou, Lefkosia
Text: Dr. Christodoulos Hadjichristodoulou - Cyprus Post

Size of stamps: See above text
Printing method: Litho-Offset on unwatermarked paper
Printer: Veridos Matsoukis S.A., Greece

 

Sample Images below as taken from the post office issue leaflet

Cyprus Stamps Christmas 2017

 Cyprus Stamps Christmas 2017 FDC

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150 Years (1867 - 2017) of Andrew the Apostle - a very late edition and added without advance notice.
It comprises of a single stamps inside a Special Commemorative Booklet.

Sample Images below as taken from the post office issue leaflet

Cyprus Stamps 150 Years of Andrew the Apostle

 

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North Cyprus (Turkish Cypriot) - 5 October 2017
"The Masters of Tradition" (Geleneğin Ustaları)

North Cyprus - The Masters of Tradition 2017

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

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