On May 29th the souvenir sheet with one stamp dedicated to the theme “Armenia at the World Stamp Show "New York 2016"” was officially cancelled and put into circulation.
The official cancellation ceremony took place In New York in the framework of the biggest international philatelic exhibition “NY 2016”.
The stamp of the souvenir sheet depicts one of the skyscrapers of New York illuminated by the colors of the Armenian flag. The stamp has s shape of an apple, symbolizing the New York city, which is commonly known as “The Big Apple”.
The official cancellation ceremony was carried out by Armenia’s permanent representative to the United Nations Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and the Managing Director of "HayPost Trust Management" Juan Pablo Gechidjian.
Date of issue: May 29, 2016
Designers: Juan Pablo Gechidjian, Vahagn Mkrtchyan
Printing house: Cartor, France
Stamp size: 43,2 x 43,2 mm
S/sheet size: 90,0 x 55,0 mm
Print run: 30 000 pcs