Thursday, May 5, 2016

Czech Republic 2016
Czech and Slovak Philatelic Exhibition in Zdar nad Sazavou

COUNTRY: Czech Republic
ISSUE DATE: 27 April 2016
STAMP SIZE: 23 x 40 mm
 STAMP DESIGN: Pavel Sivko

The exhibition marks the 180th anniversary of the opening of a letter collecting office, later transformed into the post office in Žďár nad Sázavou, on 1 August 1836 and the 130th anniversary of the introduction of R-stickers in the Czech lands on 1 October 1886.

The 2nd Czech and Slovak Philatelic Exhibition is organised by the Philatelic Club 06-10 appointed by the Union of Czech Philatelists, at the community centre Dům kultury in Žďár nad Sázavou from 2-5 June 2016.

The organisers continued the traditions of the former club-run, promotional and regional stamp exhibitions as well as the largest event, the National Stamp Exhibition ŽĎÁR 2004 including the competitive show PREMIÉRA.

Stamp image and description thanks to Česká pošta