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With the issue of 10 self-adhesive personalized stamps, the Hellenic Post pays tribute to the noble mission of the War Museum, which as a beacon of national memory, promotes the historical continuity and unity of Hellenism, collecting and preserving war relics, thus keeping the rich heritage intact and the sacrifices of our ancestors. The edition is accompanied by a numbered Commemorative Envelope and a Special Commemorative Postmark.
The Edition will be presented on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 12 p.m. in the "Ioannis Kapodistrias" amphitheatre of the War Museum of Athens (entrance from Rizari street). At the event site, a Temporary Post Office will be open from 11:30 to 13:30, for the purchase of philatelic products.
Issue Date: 27 July 2023
Design - Adaptation: Theano Venieri
Stamp Format: 35 X 45 mm
Sheet layout: Booklet of 10 self-adhesive personalized stamps
Printing process: Multicolored (OFFSET)
Printer: «VERIDOS MATSOUKIS S.A. SECURITY PRINTING»
The personalized stamps will be available in post offices and Hellenic Post’s e-shop until sold out.
Α Special Commemorative Postmark will also be released and will be used for cancellations on Thursday, July 27, 2023, from 11.30 to 13.30 at the the "Ioannis Kapodistrias" amphitheatre of the War Museum of Athens (entrance from Rizari street).
The Special Commemorative Postmark will be available for 3 consecutive Thursdays from its release date, at the Syntagma Post Office, Mitropoleos 2, 105 63 Athens, from 09:00 to 13:00.
Alternatively, you can send your postal items free of charge to the Philatelic Service (100 Eolou St., 2nd floor, 10188 Athens), within 60 days from the release date (the post office stamping indicates the date of posting).
Philatelic items to be postmarked must bear the name and full address of the sender so that they can be sent to them. Please mark the envelope “PHILATELIC ITEMS”.
To obtain an imprint of the commemorative postmark on a postal item, you must have affixed stamps of at least the minimum value of B’ priority domestic mail (20 gr), today 0,90 €.
At the end of the year, Hellenic Post will release a set of envelopes stamped with commemorative postmarks especially for commemorative postmark collectors. Each envelope will have the minimum value of B’ priority domestic mail (20 gr), today 0,90 €, stamp affixed to it and will be stamped with one of the special commemorative postmarks for 2023.