Armenia issues stamp dedicated to 50th anniversary of victory of legendary Ararat-73

On November 8th, 2023, a souvenir sheet with one postage stamp dedicated to the theme “Sport. 50th Anniversary of the Victory of “Ararat-73” has been put into circulation.

The souvenir sheet with one stamp was cancelled by the Deputy Minister of High-Technological Industry of the Republic of Armenia Davit Sahakyan, the Chief Executive Officer of “HayPost” CJSC Arayik Abrahamyan, the President of the Philatelists’ Armenian Association Hovik Musayelyan, the footballers of “Ararat-73” Norayr Mesropyan, Sergey Poghosyan, Sergey Bondarenko.

The postage stamp of the souvenir sheet with the nominal value of 380 AMD depicts a football ball where episodes of the cup awarding ceremony to “Ararat” football team are presented.

The upper part of the souvenir sheet depicts the football players of “Ararat” football team as well as the logotype dedicated to the 50th Anniversary the Victory of “Ararat-73”. The bottom part of the souvenir sheet depicts the photo of “Ararat” football team at its full strength.   

The souvenir sheet and the postage stamp depict the inscriptions “USSR CHAMPION AND CUP WINNER”, “ARARAT-73” and “50TH ANNIVERSARY” in Armenian and English languages.

In 1973, “Ararat” football team not only won the USSR Cup, but also the title of the USSR Champion in one season.

Date of issue: November 08, 2023
Designer: David Dovlatyan
Printing house: Cartor, France
Stamp diameter: 38,0 mm
S/sheet size: 90,0 x 90,0 mm
Print run: 10 000 pcs

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