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  Hungary honors Sputnik I and Laika with stamp 6 Feb 07

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Astro Bill
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posted 04-23-2007 08:32 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Astro Bill   Click Here to Email Astro Bill     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hungary issued a beautiful 350 Forint stamp on Feb 6th to note "50 years since the launch of the first satellite and the first living creature in space [Laika]" as shown in the following link to the stamp:

http://www.wnsstamps.ch/stamps/HU001.07/HU001.07-full.jpeg

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posted 04-23-2007 08:48 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The Hungarian Post's release about this stamp can be read here:

Anniversaries of Space Research: First Satellite Launched 50 Years Ago and First Living Creature in Space 50 Years Ago

Order code
2007010010011 (stamp)
2007010060012 (FDC)
Date of issue: 6 February 2007
Face value: HUF 350
Number of copies: 450,000 (in sheets of 50 stamps)
Printing method: Offset
Perforated size: 50 x 30 mm
Printed by Pénzjegynyomda Zrt.
Designed by László Dudás

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posted 04-23-2007 08:53 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for collocation   Click Here to Email collocation     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I am a novice, how would someone in the US purchase this stamp?

Robert Pearlman
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posted 04-23-2007 09:00 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Per the Hungarian Post website, you can order their stamps and philatelic items by post, fax, phone or e-mail. For more information, see: How to order?

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