Cyprus 2012 The Ant and The Cricket Aesop's Fable

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 3rdh October 2012
  • five self-adhesive values in a booklet
  • Designed by: Ioanna Kalli
  • Printed by: Giesecke & Devrient Matsoukis, Athens, Greece
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 39mm x width 34mm
  • pane/booklet format height 90mm x width 220mm
  • Perforations: die-cut 11.4 x 11.4


Booklet (€1.70) five designs forming a composite design with the stamp surround
0.34€ ~ cricket playing fiddle and singing, in summer
0.34€ ~ ant, gathering seeds to store for winter, talking to cricket
0.34€ ~ ant carrying seeds back to nest
0.34€ ~ cricket continuing to play fiddle and sing as season changes to autumn
0.34€ ~ cold and hungry cricket in winter snow, refused assistance by ant Cover: Tortoise and Hare at the start-point of their race

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Stamp Booklet[edit]

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booklet cover (front)