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Souvenir sheet. Prehistoric animals (4 stamps).
Stamp: Prehistoric animals
Edition type: commemorative stamps
Denomination of the sheet: 3,29 €
Date of issue: 2008 Apr. 19
Depiction: Steppe Wisents and Doedicurus on margin of the sheet
Colour: multicolored
Paper:
Designer: Christian Broutin
Designer of the sheet: Jean-Paul Cousin
Perforation: frame 13,25:13,5 (horizontal) or 13,5:13,25 (vertical)
Printing process: photogravure
Size of a stamp (mm): 40,85*30 or 30*40,85
Size of a sheet (mm): 110*160
Sheet composition: 4 stamps
Printing run:
Stamp issuing authority: La Poste
Printer: Phil@poste Boulazac
  On stamps of the Souvenir Sheet are:
0,55 € - Terror Bird;
0,55 € - Sabre-toothed Tiger;
0,65 € - Megaloceros;
0,88 € - Mammoths.
  Special cancellation (ink - black, cancelations on April 19 and 20 in Paris Zoo) was used in first day of issue. Special cancellations without note "premier jour" were in Montbéliard and Tarascon-sur-Ariège.
 
Themes: steppe wisent (Bison priscus), fauna, prehistoric animals
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