40th Anniversary of Cuban Revolution - Code: 794
On 01.01.1959, Cuban revolution was successful after overthrowing the pro-US puppet regime. For the past 40 years, under the clear-sighted leadership of President and General Secretary of Cuban Communist Party - Phidel Castro, the Cuban people have reaped achievement after achievement in various fields as economy, politics, culture, society, science _ technology, health care, education _ sport, etc. For this period, Cuba and Vietnam have stood shoulder and shoulder in the cause of struggling, building _ defending their own countries.
In order to celebrate this historic event of 40th Anniv. of Cuban Revolution and mark close relationship between the two peoples, on 30.12.1998, Department General of Posts _ Telecommunications (DGPT) issues the stampset "40th Anniversary of Cuban Revolution" with one value of 400d. The stampset shows the stylised number 40: No. 4 representing for revolutionary wall in Latin America with some images on Cuba_s remarkable economic achivements as mining, sugar-cane industry, construction, etc and No. 0 representing for Cuban flag. Outstanding on the stamp is Revolutionary Memorial at the Revolutionary square (Havana - Cuba).
Mrs. Nguyen Thi Sam
43 x 32 mm
170 x 110 mm
Postal Stamp Printing Enterprise (in Ho Chi Minh City)
standard paper (with gummed)