The commemorative stamps for the opening of the Winter Olympics went on sale this morning, and fans are in high spirits!
To celebrate the opening of the 24th Winter Olympic Games, China Post will issue a set of 2 commemorative stamps on February 4, 2022.With the opening of the Olympic Winter Games, Beijing has become the first Olympic city to host both summer and Winter Olympic Games. The commemorative significance of the stamps is self-evident.In view of the severe situation of the current epidemic, in order to effectively prevent people from gathering and reduce risks, and in accordance with the confidentiality requirements of relevant departments, no on-site sales will be conducted at postal philatelic offices on February 4.Stamp sales will begin today (February 5) at all philatelic outlets across the city.This issue of commemorative stamps commemorating the Opening of the 24th Winter Olympic Games commemorative stamps commemorative stamps 1 set of 2 stamps, the stamp design name is toward the Future together, Light of Hope.The full set has a face value of $2.40.The number of stamps to be issued is 11.5 million.Designed by Wang Huming, the stamps feature white and blue to highlight the concept of an ice and snow festival.The stamp images transform the rich and dynamic audio-visual language of the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games into plane language. Through the deconstruction and reorganization of three-dimensional space and time span, the classic elements of the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games are presented in two-dimensional plane, reflecting the design concept that the moment is eternal.The overall picture is simple and delicate, presenting an ethereal, elegant and modern design sense, in line with the opening ceremony of this Winter Olympics concept.It is learned that since 2017, China Post has issued five sets of 18 commemorative stamps, one set of two special stamps for personalized services and three sets of ordinary postage covers.In order to meet the demand of stamp lovers, the first day cover of the Winter Olympic Games will be mailed from February 5 to February 20 before the close of business. The face value of the stamps will still be valid, and there is no need to pay postage again.In addition, all 89 retail outlets of Shanghai New Post will be open for business during the Spring Festival. The commemorative stamps of the opening ceremony of the 24th Winter Olympic Games and related stamp products will be on sale from today.At the same time, the wechat official account of China Post Will also provide online retail services. Citizens can call the official customer service hotline of China Post at 11185 for consultation.Author: Huangpu, Shanghai