2,2 kuna Handball-Gold medal-Atlanta 1996 1997

2,2 kuna Handball-Gold medal-Atlanta 1996 1997
Added by Alain Martineau
General Description : Serie: 246, Type: P, Stamps in serie: 4
The stamps are issued in sheets 20 stamps each. Croatian Post and Telecommunications sells the First Day Cover FDC and the First Day Sheet. Croatia first participeted at the Olympic Games, under the Croatian flag, at the Winter Olympic Games in Albertville on February 2, 1992. Croatian tennis players Goran Ivanišević and Goran Prpić won the bronze medal and the day after, in the men’s semi-finals, Goran Ivanišević won another bronze medal. At the 25th Olympics in Barcelona, Croatian basketball team won silver medals after playing at an equal level against the best world players - the "Dream team". Croatian waterpolo players had to surrender to the Spanish team on the 26th Olympics in Atlanta and they won the silver medal. As a consequence of a long tradition of handball in Croatia, Croatian handball team won the gold medal at the Olympics in Atlanta. This makes Croatia the strongest handball power, if we take into consideration. the ratio of inhabitants.
Face value 2.20 Kuna
Catalog code (Michel) HR 427
Catalog code Stamp Number HR 340 Yvert et Tellier HR 401 Stanley Gibbons HR 505 AFA number HR 507 Croatian post Inc. HR 249
Series Croatian Olympic Medals
Stamp colour multicolor
Stamp use Commemorative stamp
Print run 350,000
Issue date 10/09/1997
Designer Zlatko Keser
Paper type white 102g, gummed
Print technique Multicoloured Offsetprint
Printed by AKD - Hrvatski tiskarski zavod, Zagreb, Savska cesta 31
Perforation 14, comb
Height 34.08 mm
Width 29.82 mm
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