Hungary:Stamps in Memory of Katalin Karády and Zoltán Várkonyi

The latest stamps in Magyar Posta\’s series of outstanding Hungarian performing \"\"artists commemorate the centenary of birth of the actress and singer Katalin Karády, and the actor and film and stage director Zoltán Várkonyi. The stamps were made by printing company Pénzjegynyomda based on the design of the Kossuth Prize winning graphic artist István Orosz. The set of stamps was officially released at the World Theatre Day Gala in the Katona József Theatre in Kecskemét by deputy CEO Gábor Bakati.

Date of issue: 27 March 2012   Total face value: HUF 820 Number of copies issued: 200,000 (Z. Várkonyi), 250,000 (K. Karády) Perforated size of the stamp: 40 x 30 mm (50 stamps/sheet) Printed by Pénzjegynyomda Designed by István Orosz

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