A new stamp dedicated to the founding of brandy production in Armenia was cancelled and put into circulation today.
The cancellation ceremony was attended by the Deputy Minister of Transport and Communication of the Armenia Andranik Aleksanyan, the Acting Chief Executive Officer of “Haypost” CHSC Mr. Haik Avagyan, other officials and guests.
The stamp represents a glass of brandy, a basket of grapes and an ancient sculpture, representing two men in royal garments, with glasses in their hands.
Vahagn Mkrtchyan is the designer of the stamp. These stamps with nominal value of 300 AMD were printed by Cartor printing house, France, with a print run of 40 000 items.
A stamp dedicated to the beer production was issued in 2011, and another stamp dedicated to the Armenian viniculture will be issued this year.
The brandy production was founded in Armenia in 1887 and it keeps the best traditions till today.