The text below has been
published in the exhibitioncatalogue of Themaphilex
It states that the so called Child-stamps-thankyou-cards are adult philatelic items to show into ones collection.
cards where a yearly co-production of the Child-stamps foundation and Postal
authorities of the
A double card with around it a stampperforation, has on the frontside an enlarged childstamp. On the inside there is a thank-you text on the left and at right the child-stamp with an official cancellation.
On the backside is mentioned the edition and editionnumber.
The cards where only distributed by the foundation to those who helped selling these stamps. They are meant as appreciation for the members of the lacal committees, participants in the schools and to companies who ordered a large quantity of those stamps.
Until some years ago there where three different cards with each a different text: the C-cards for committee members; the S-cards for educational personnel and the B-cards for companies.
As far as chess is concerned the 1973-chessboard edition is important.
Three different ones:
Counting the relative low quantities the cards are not often offered for sale together.
Actual size is 15x22 cm unfolded