4 kuna - Antun Branko Šimić 1998

4 kuna - Antun Branko Šimić 1998
Added by Alain Martineau
General Description : Serie: 283, Type: P, Stamps in serie: 6
Motif: - 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Antun Branko Šimić The stamps are issued in sheets, each containing 20 stamps. Croatian Post and Telecommunications sells two commemorative First Day Covers FDC and the First Day Sheet. Antun Branko Šimić was a poet, literary critic and essayist. He interrupted his grammar school education in the penultimate grade and dedicated himself to literary work. He founded the literary journals "Vijavica" (Storm), then "Juriš" (Attack), and shortly before his death the journal "Književnik" (Writer). During his lifetime the only book he published was the collection of poems "Preobraženja" (Metamorphosis) in 1920. His critique, like his poems, are characterized by a strict intellectualism, but at the same time by a distinctive individuality.
Face value 4 Kuna
Catalog code (Michel) HR 466
Catalog code Stamp Number HR 372 Yvert et Tellier HR 439 Stanley Gibbons HR 550 AFA number HR 545 Croatian post Inc. HR 288
Series Eminent Writers of Croatian Literature
Stamp colour multicolor
Stamp use Commemorative stamp
Print run 350,010
Issue date 13/06/1998
Designer Nikola Šiško
Paper type white 102g, gummed
Print technique Multicoloured Offsetprint
Printed by AKD - Hrvatski tiskarski zavod, Zagreb, Savska cesta 31
Perforation 14, comb
Height 30.00 mm
Width 36.00 mm
Catalog prices Unused stamp $1.00  

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