1993. First Definitive Issue (II Series).

The heathen goddess Waroubini - the goddess of science and crafts in the Urartian mythology, the Orgov radio-optical telescope Cuneiform inscription, found in Yerevan at the excavation of a Urartian site, the city of Teishebainy ( B.C.VII, the first half B.C.VI, the beginning), and kept in the State History Museum of Armenia.
Silver cup. A ritual vessel ( B.C. III millennium),
excavated at the site Carashamb. Currently kept in the State History Museum of Armenia.
    Designer: Haroutiun Samuelian Perf 14 3/4:14 1/2, (25.73/35.96), Offset

View: 14-16. Set of 3
14. Goddess Waroubini. VII B.C., Van and the Orgov radio-optical telescope
15. Cuneiform inscription. VII B.C., Karmir-Blour
16. Silver cup. III millennium B.C., Karashamb

    Cat. No Value (Dram) Mint (USD) Used (USD)
    h14. 1.00 0.05 0.01
    h15. 3.00 0.15 0.04
    h16. 20.00 0.85 0.25
    Set of 3 1 0.3

Quantity: 4.000.000, 2.000.000, 3.000.000

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1993. From the history of Armenian culture.

Arts and culture always had a definitive role in Armenian history. The first in the world to adopt Christianity as a state religion, the Armenian people created a culture that is permeated with the Christian ideology.
    Designer: Haroutiun Samuelian
    Perf 13 3/4:14, (29.00/47.00), Offset

View: 17-20. Set of 4
17. Khachkar. X c., Makenis
18. Gospel. 1295
19. Bas-relief. XIII c., Gandzasar
20. Gloriuos Mother of God. XVIII c.

    h17. 0.40 0.05 0.05
    h18. 0.80 0.10 0.1
    h19. 3.60 0.40 0.25
    h20. 5.00 0.55 0.35
    Set of 4 1.15 0.75
    First Day Cover 2.15 N/A
First Day Cover: Bas-relief. XIII c., Gandzasar
Designer: Haroutiun Samuelian


Miniature Sheet 2
"David of Sassoun", author Hakob Kojoian (created in 1922, kept in the National Galery of Armenia). The picture depicts 36 episodes from the epic "David of Sassoun", where in the image of David of Sassoun all the best qualities of the epic heroes of the Armenian people are concentrated.

Designer: Haroutiun Samuelian
Perf 14:13 3/4, (93/74). Offset

View: 21. "David of Sassoun". 1922, Hakob Kojoian

First Day Cover: Bas-relief. XIII c., Gandzasar
Designer: Haroutiun Samuelian
Quantity: 4x100.000, 20.000

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1993. 175th Anniversary of Hovhannes Aivazovsky (1817-1900).

Hovhannes Aivazovsky (1817-1900) is a world famous sea-scape artist. A member of St.Petersburg, Rome, Florence, Stuttgart, Amsterdam Academies of Arts. His works are kept in the famous museums of the world. "Noah descending Ararat", 1889. Depicts a biblical episode cherished by the Armenian people. The painting kept in the National Galery of Armenia.

View: 27. "Noah descending Ararat". 1889, Hovhannes Aivazovsky

Quantity: 50.000

1993. "YEREVAN`93" International Philatelic Exhibition.

The temple Garni is founded in second part of I century on the territory of Garny fortress and devoted to the god of Sun-Mihr. Has well decorated facade by the motives of prochristianity mythology.

View: 28. Heathen temple of Garni, Ic.

First Day Cover: Drawing of the pagan temple of Garni
Designer: Haroutiun Samuelian
Quantity: 200.000, 2.500, 50.000

1994. Treasures of Etchmiadzin.

The Holy Etchmiadzin-Armenian religious centre, the first Christianity Cathedral Church of Armenia (303).
The religious-history museum, were collected religious and art s treasures is in complecs of Holy Etchmiadzin.
    Designer: Haroutiun Samuelian
    Perf 14 1/2, (27.94/44.45), Offset

View: 33-37. Set of 5
33. The Saviour of All of Havuts Tar. IX c.
34. Reliquary. Holy Cross of Khotakerats. 1300
35. Cross with the Right Hand of St.Karapet.XIVc.
36. Reliquary-arm of St. Thaddeus. XVII c.
37. Vessel for Chrism. 1815

    h33. 3.00 0.05 0.01
    h34. 5.00 0.05 0.04
    h35. 12.00 0.1 0.05
    h36. 30.00 0.25 0.2
    h37. 50.00 0.45 0.3
    Set of 5 0.9 0.6
    First Day Cover 1.8
Quantity: 4x100.000

1994."вڲ`94" Philatelic Exhibition.

"вڲ'94" overprint on h28

Quantity: 30.000


1994."вڲ`94" Armenia-Argentina International Philatelic Exhibition.

"вڲ 94" overprint on h28

Quantity: 30.000

1994. Traditional Armenian Handicrafts. (I issue).

Armenia is rich with rare minerals, metal ore, building stones of unmatched beauty such as multicolour tufa, marbel, granite and basalt. From times immemorial the craftsmen have utilized gold and silver, wood and stones to create objects that surprise us with their ingenious concept and mastery of execution. Many of these artifacts are preserved at the State History Museu of Armenia.

    Designer: Haroutiun Samuelian
    Perf 14 3/4:14 1/2, (25.73/35.96), Ofsset

View: 56-58. Set of 3
56. Black polished pottery. XIV-XII B.C., Lchashen
57. Rhyton. Silver. V B.C., Erebouni
58. Carpet "Guhar". 1700 A.D., Artsakh

    h56. 30.00 0.15 0.1
    h57. 60.00 0.30 0.3
    h58. 130.00 0.6 0.6
    Set of 3 1.05 1.0
Quantity: 3x100.000

56

1995. Traditional Armenian Handicrafts, (II issue).

    Designer: Haroutiun Samuelian
    Perf 14 1/2:14 3/4, h80 (35.96/25.73), h81, h82 Perf 14 3/4:14 1/2, (25.73/35.96)
View: 80-82. Set of 3
80. Four-wheeled carriages. IV B.C., Lchashen
81. A model of the Geocentric Solar System. XI -X B.C., Sevan basin
82. Tombstone. VII-VI B.C., Loriberd

    h80. 40.00 0.2 0.1
    h81. 60.00 0.25 0.2
    h82. 90.00 0.35 0.3
    Set of 3 0.8 0.6
Quantity: 3x100.000

1995. Cinema Centennial.

View: 94. The first frame of the first movie

Quantity: 40.000

28 May 1997. The National Gallery of Armenia (I issue).

The first issue from the series "From the Museums of Armenia" - "The National Gallery of Armenia" represents the marvelous canvases of Armenia painters.

118. Gevond Bashinjagian (1857-1925). Countryside
119. Eghishe Tadevossian (1870-1936). One of my dreams
120. Hakob Hovnatanian (1806-1881). Portrait of Natalia Tehumian
121. Vardges Sureniants (1880-1921). Salome

    Desiner: Haroutiun Samuelian
    Perf 14:14 3/4 (24.13/40.64), 14 3/4:14 (40.64/24.13), Offset

    Cat. No Value (Dram) Mint (USD) Used (USD)
    h118. 150.00 0.35 0.32
    h119. 150.00 0.35 0.32
    h120. 150.00 0.35 0.32
    h121. 150.00 0.35 0.32
    Set of 4 1.40 1.25
    First day cover 2.50

Quantity: 4x100.000

118

119

120

121


 21 February 1998. THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF ARMENIA (II ISSUE)

The second issue from the series "The National Gallery of Armenia" represents the marvelous canvases of Armenian painters.

h 137. Yervand KOCHAR (1899-1979). Family. Generations (1925)
h 138. Alexander BAZBEOUK-MELIKIAN (1891-1966). Tartar women's dance (1937)
h 139. Haroutiun KALENTS (1910-1967). Spring in our yard (1967)

    Designer: Haroutiun Samuelian
    Perf 14:14 3/4 (24.13/40.64), 14 3/4:14 (40.64/24.13), Offset
    Sizes: 24.13x40.64; 40.64x24.13mm

    h137. 150.00 1.05 0.92
    h138. 150.00 1.05 0.92
    h139. 150.00 1.05 0.92

Quantity: 3x100.000

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2001. TRADITIONAL ARMENIAN HANDICRAFTS (III issue). TRANSPORT

Designer: Anahit Fljian
Comb Perforated, 13:13
Size: 36.00/26.15 mm, Offset

255. Cart
256. Phaeton

The various types of carts: carts with two wheels, four wheels and even the carts with spokes were found in Armenian territories (Nerkin Getashen, Lchashen) of bronze century. In Syunik mountain range there was discovered the image of the cart on the rock, which belonges to the 13-14th centuries B.C. Phaeton is the one of the types of carriages, which has an openning roof. The first phaeton in Armenia was produced by Leninakans factory in 20th of 20th century. From Russia the tyres were imported there, because the factory could not produce the all needed materials.

Cat. No Value (Dram) Mint (USD) Used (USD)
h255-256 385.00 1.10 0.90
First day cover 1.90

First Day Cover:
Designer: Anahit Fljian


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29 April 2002. NATIONAL GALLERY OF ARMENIA (III issue)

Edgar Chahine 1874-1947
Armenian artist. His works are the great creations of Armenian art and European painting of 20th century. He is the great master of carve. His works are presented in the NationalLibrary of Paris, Public museum of Venice and in the personal collection of the National Gallery of Armenia.

Hakob Gurjian 1881-1948
Armenian sculptor. He was the first who created the diverse genres of works. He endowed with the comprehensive content and an art generalizations. His works were presented in Paris, Tokyo, Oslo, New-York and other cities. He was participated in the Beauty arts of the National Association of Paris and other exhibitions. He created more than 300 works.

 

Designer: Haroutiun Samuelian
Comb Perforated, 14:14 3/4
Perf. 24.13/40.64 mm, Offset

264. Edgar Chahine 1874-1947 LIly
265. Hakob Gurjian 1881-1948 Salome

Cat. No Value (Dram) Mint (USD) Used (USD)
C264 200.00 0.50 0.42
C265 200.00 0.50 0.42
Set of 2 1.00  
First day cover 1.84

First Day Cover:
Designer: Haroutiun Samuelian

264
265

06.09.2004. FROM THE MUSEUMS OF ARMENIA (IV issue). MUSEUM OF RUSSIAN ART

The Museum of Russian Art in Yerevan is based on the collection of the honourable citizen of Moscow prof. Aram Abrahamian.
Exhibits of the Museum represent the most important period of painting, graphic and decorative art of Russia of the end of 19 and the beginning of 20cc. It was a unique, bright period, which determined the further development of Russian art and culture.

Alexander Shevchenko (1882-1948) Russian painter and drawer. Still life represents the period of author participation in the associations Donkey tail, N4, when painter applied to the Russian and Ukraine national traditions, such as the russian icon, miniature and national creations.

Konstantin Roudakov (1891-1949) Russian painter, an outstanding illustrator, brilliant painter, theatre scenographer and teacher. In 1928-32s he created a series of water-colour pictures and monotypes gathered by one subject. In a Restaurant was done by laconic style, which is peculiar for drawer.

Stamp designer: Haroutiun Samuelian
Comb Perforated, 13½:13¼
Perf. 24.99/42.00 mm, Offset

297. Alexander Shevchenko Still life (canvas, oil, 60,5x49)
298. Konstantin Roudakov In a Restaurant (1928-32, oil, 48,5x38)

Cat. No Value (Dram) Mint (USD) Used (USD)
h297 200.0 0.80 0.60
h 298 220.0 0.80 0.65
FDC   2.40 2.40
FDC designer: Haroutiun Samuelian
297
298

10.05.2005. 125th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF MARTIROS SARIAN MARTIROS SARIAN MUSEUM

Martiros Sarian (1880-1972)
Great Armenian painter, national painter of USSR , academic of the Academy of Science of SSRA (1956), the president of the Artist Union of SSRA (1945-51). During his creational life he resigned from the traditional mentality and created new and innovated art. In 1967 was open the Sarian_Museum in Yerevan , where were gathered the great part of his heritage. His personal exhibitions were held in Moscow (1902, 1956, 1961, 1964), Leningrad (1956), Tbilisi (1955, 1970), Paris (1928, 1980), Yerevan (1936, 1955, 1961, 1964, 1970) and other cities. Was awarded Order of Lenin and two other orders, also the State Prize of SSRA (1965).


Designer: Albert Kechian, Eduard Kurghinyan, Karapet Abrahamian
Comb Perforated,13¼:13½
Perf. 24.99/42.00 mm, Offset

322. M.Sarian on the background of canvas Armenia
323. M.Sarian Mount Aragats , 1925

Cat. No

Value (Dram)

Mint (USD)

Used (USD)

h322

170.00

1.40

1.10

h323

200.00

1.60

1.30

FDC

 

 

2.30

FDC designer: Albert Kechian

322
323

 


05.10.2005. 1600th ANNIVERSARY OF INVENTION OF THE ARMENIAN ALPHABET

Armenian Alphabet was invented by Mesrop Mashtots in 405. Passed 4 stages. The first is the sounds invention, the second is graphic image of 36 letters, the third is alphabet formation, the fourth is creation of the first Armenian sentence. Alphabet invention had the following aims: 1. to use armenian language in the christian books, preachings and ceremonies 2. to create and develop literature by the mother language 3. to save armenians from assimilation and to insure that in future 4. to arm the unity of spiritual, lingual and cultural lives of the country which was politically separated at that time.


Designers: Albert Kechian, Eduard Kurghinyan
Comb Perforated,13¼:13½
Perf.24.99/42.00 mm, Offset

327.Sculpture of M.Mashtots and Armenian alphabet created by him

Cat. No

Value (Dram)

Mint (USD)

Used (USD)

h327

70.00

0.40

0.25

FDC

 

 

1.30

FDC designer: Albert Kechian

327

 


06.10.2005. TRADITIONAL ARMENIAN HANDICRAFTS (IV issue). CARPET

Art of weavering is the ancient type of carpet manufacture. Dragoncarpet is the one of the oldest types of Armenian carpets.
Made by the natural paints, mostly used orage colour. Was spread in the large geographical territory. The centres were
Akhalckha, Akn, Gandzak and about 30 other regions.


Designers: Albert Kechian, Eduard Kurghinyan
Comb Perforated,13¼:13½
Perf. 24.99/42.00 mm, Offset

332. Dragoncarpet, 19thc., Artzakh
333. Dragoncarpet, 1904, Zangezour
MS26. Carpet, 18th c., Artzakh

Cat. No

Value (Dram)

Mint (USD)

Used (USD)

h332

60.00

0.40

0.20

h333

350.00

1.50

1.20

MS26

480.00

1.80

1.60

FDC

 

 

1.40

FDC

 

 

2.60

FDC designer: Albert Kechian

332
333

MS 26