Use of butterfly franking machines after the liberation of Czechoslovakia

Use of franking machines with a payment block in the shape of a butterfly (FRANCOTYP) after the liberation of the Czechoslovak Republic in 1945 with emphasis on the territory of Slovakia

21. 09. 2020

Postage Stamp:
European Nature Conservation Year - Gentiana clusii (Ciminalis Clusii)

European Nature Conservation Year - Gentiana clusii (Ciminalis Clusii)
Date of Issue: 28. 02. 1995
Valid until: 31. 12. 2009
Face value: 2 Sk
Postage stamp dimensions: 30 x 23 mm
Printing sheet form: TL
Stamps in printing sheet: 50
Stamps in set: 3
Printing company: Poštovní tiskárna cenin, a.s., Praha, Czech Republic
Printing technique: Rotary recess printing combined with intaglio printing
Amount printed: 3460000

Angličtina / English

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Postage stamp issued to mark the Year European Nature Conservation depicting Gentiana clusii (Ciminalis Clusii).


Text motifs: Rok ochrany európskej prírody / Horcokvet Clusiov / Ciminalis Clusii

Pictorial motifs: Horcokvet Clusiov (4 kvety), medzinárodný symbol Roku ochrany európskej prírody.

Postage stamp artwork: akad. mal. Kamila Štanclová

Postage stamp engraving: František Horniak

Thematic description and context:

Horcokvet Clusiov - mimoriadne krásny a lákavý najkrajší horcovitý druh. Na Slovensku rastie od pahorkatinového stupňa (Slovenský kras) až po najvyššie polohy v Belianskych Tatrách. Je úplne chránený druh, hodnotený ako ohrozený taxón v našich horách, na mnohých lokalitách už vzácny.


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