Latvijas Pasts starts 2022 with four postage stamps in the new philately series Domestic Animals
Latvijas Pasts starts 2022 with four postage stamps in the new series Domestic Animals, which are being released on the 14th of January. The new series will replace the existing standard stamp series Coats of Arms of Latvian Towns and Municipalities and Flowers. Each of the four new stamps has a different face value and print run, but they all have a self-adhesive base and are particularly easy to use. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
In 2022, Latvijas Pasts launches a new standard postage stamp series Domestic Animals, which will include stamps of different face values. The first stamps in the series feature the pictures of a cat, a dog, a chicken and a goose. The new stamps are accompanied by the first day cover with a print run of 800 copies, and it also depicts all the mentioned animals. The stamps have been released on a self-adhesive base, which makes them easy to use. The new philatelic releases have been designed by the artist Ģirts Grīva.
Each of the stamps has a different face value and print run. The stamp Cat
has a print run of 800,000 copies and a face value of €1.20 and corresponds to the postage of items in the weight class up to 20 grams within Latvia. The print run of the stamp Dog
amounts to 500,000 copies and its face value is €1.47, covering the postage of items weighing up to 100 grams within Latvia. The stamp Chicken
has been released in 100,000 copies and its face value is €1.56, and it can be used for paying the postage of items in the weight class up to 20 grams to the countries in Group 8
. The print run of the stamp Goose
is also 100,000 copies, but its face value is €1.76, which is suitable for sending items weighing up to 20 grams to the countries in Group 11
Taking into account that Latvijas Pasts
is not currently holding public first day stamp cancellation events at post offices due to security requirements, 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: email@example.com
The stamps in the series Domestic Animals
will first be available for purchase at Riga post office No. 10 at 41/43 Elizabetes Street, Riga post office No. 50 in the shopping centre Origo
at 2 Stacijas laukums and the post centre Sakta
at 32 Brīvības bulvāris, Riga, as well as in the e-shop of Latvijas Pasts https://veikals.pasts.lv/
The new stamps and cover can be viewed here
The next philatelic release is scheduled for the 21st of 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 about 3,000 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.
Gundega Vārpa | Head of External Communications