Monday, August 2, 2010

20100619 - Bosnia and Herzegovina

Release Date: June 19 - 2010
Postal Authority: Croatian Post Ltd. Mostar (One of the three postal public operators in Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Title: General Assembly of Matrix Croatica in the city of Citluk (B.H. - 19/06/2010)
Format: 1 Stamp
Designer: Ana Zovko
Printed by: Zrinski d.d. Cakovec

Facial: 1.00  (Convertible Mark)
Dimensions (mm): 29,82 x 48,28
Paper: White, 102g, adhesive
Sheet of: 8 Stamps + 2 Vignette

Lighthouse: Stylized.  Why they use a lighthouse?  In words of the Croatian Post Ltd.Mostar:  "...Matrix Croatica (Matica hrvatska), one of the oldest cultural Institutions of the Croatian people, like the lighthouse, has the leading role in the preservation of Croatian identity, culture and language..."

Thanks to Jaap for this info.

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