BULGARIAN POSTAGE STAMPS IN 1998


ISSUE DENOMINATION STAMPS NUMBER VALIDATION  NUMBER
HISTORY AND CUSTOMS
   
1. Christmas '98 single stamp  XII
2. 120th anniversary of Bulgaria's liberation from Turkish rule  couple III - validated
3. Easter  single stamp  III - validated
CULTURE AND ART
   
1. 150th anniversary of  the death of Neofit Bozveli, man of letters, an important figure  in the Bulgarian Revival  single stamp  VI
2. Illustrations for children by Bulgarian painter A. Bozhinov (1878-1968)  4 stamps in 
a small sheet 
II - validated
3. 100th anniversary of the birth of German playwright Bertolt Brecht  single stamp  II - validated
4. 100th birthday anniversary of Bulgarian poet Hristo Smirnenski  single stamp  IX
5. 200th anniversary of  the birth of French artist Eugene Delacroix  single stamp  IV
6. 150 years since the birth of French artist Paul Gaugin  single stamp  VI
7. 150 years since the birth of Bulgarian national hero and poet Hristo Botev  single stamp  I - validated
8. 100 years since the birth of Bulgarian writer Dimitar Talev  single stamp  IX
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
   
1. Transport - helicopters  4 stamps  VII
2. World Exposition  "EXPO '98" in Lisbon,  celebration of the 500th unniversary of the discovery of the route to India by Vasco da Gama  2 stamps with 
2 vignettes in a small sheet
V
3. 450 years since the birth of Giordano Bruno, Italian scientist  single stamp  X
FAUNA AND ECOLOGY
   
1. Butterflies and field flowers  4 stamps  IX
2. Cats  4 stamps  V
3. 1998 - International  Year of the Ocean  1 block  VI
SPORTS
   
1. World Cup Football Championship France '98  4 stamps and 1 block  VI
2. 75 years Bulgarian Olympic Committee  single stamp  III - validated
3. 50 years Central Sports  Club of the Army CSKA  single stamp  V
POST OFFICES AND PHILATELY
   
1. Congratulatory stamps  4 stamps  XI
2. "EUROPE '98" - National Festivals and Holidays  2 stamps  IV
3. Regulars - Famous   Historic Places and Dates  6 stamps -
4. PHARE Multinational   Programme for telecommunications and    post offices  single stamp  X
5. Events of public significance  2 stamps and 1 block   
NON-PLANNED POSTAGE STAMPS
1. 100th Aniversary of Bulgarian Telegraph Agency 1stamp II - validated

 


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