Latvijas Pasts releases the traditional Christmas series stamps with a self-adhesive base
On the 15th of November 2021 Latvijas Pasts releases three new postage stamps in the traditional Christmas series so that everyone can have a chance to send their end-of-the-year holiday greetings in good time. The philatelic releases dedicated to the theme of Christmas have been designed by the artist Ģirts Grīva. The new stamps will first be available for purchase at the post offices of the largest cities, as well as in the e-shop of Latvijas Pasts https://veikals.pasts.lv/. Those interested in the first day cancellation options are invited to contact us by writing to the e-mail address: email@example.com.
Latvijas Pasts has issued the traditional end-of-the-year postage stamps, highlighting the approach of the holidays and the timely sending of greetings. The new releases in the Christmas series have been designed by the artist Ģirts Grīva. The stamps have a self-adhesive base and are accompanied by a special holiday cover with a print run of 1,000 copies.
Each of the stamps has a different face value and print run. The stamp with a face value of €1.00 corresponds to the postage of letter-post items in the weight class up to 20 grams within Latvia, and its print run is 500,000 copies. The stamp with a face value of €1.42 covers the postage of letter-post items in the weight class up to 20 grams to the countries located in zone 3
, and the print run of this stamp is 100,000 copies. In turn, the print run of the stamp with a face value of €1.54 is 100,000 copies and it can be used for paying the postage of letter-post items in the weight class up to 20 grams to the countries located in zone 4
The new Christmas
series stamps and cover can be viewed here
The first day stamp cancellation is not being held at post offices during the spread of the COVID-19
infection, so stamp collectors and those interested in philately are invited to contact the Stamp and Philately Department of Latvijas Pasts
regarding stamp cancellation options by writing to the e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The new stamps and the cover will first be available for purchase at Riga post office No. 10 at 41/43 Elizabetes Street and at the post centre Sakta
at 32 Brīvības bulvāris, Riga, as well as in the e-shop of Latvijas Pasts https://veikals.pasts.lv/
launched the Christmas
series of stamps in 1994, and so far more than 70 Christmas stamps with a print run of over one hundred million copies have been released. The stamps in the Christmas
series that have been issued to date are available for viewing here
The next philatelic release is scheduled for the next year – January 2022.
About SJSC Latvijas Pasts
Latvijas Pasts ensures the widest availability of postal services throughout Latvia by maintaining more than 600 post offices. The primary function of the company is provision of the universal postal service; Latvijas Pasts also provides commercial transport, express mail, payment, press subscription, retail and philatelic services. Latvijas Pasts is a wholly State-owned company with around 3,200 employees. The quality measurements of Latvijas Pasts domestic mail deliveries are regularly conducted by Kantar TNS, one of the leading market, social and media research agencies in Latvia. In turn, the quality measurements of the cross-border deliveries are provided within the framework of the International Post Corporation through the intermediary of the research companies Kantar TNS, Ipsos and Quotas.
Vineta Danielsone | Senior Public Relations Project Manager