Limited-Edition 2022 "Kherson is Ukraine!" First Day Cover Can Be Yours
The Ukraine War stamp on this First Day Cover was released to celebrate Ukraine's liberation of Kherson from Russian occupation. The stamp design pictures a slice of watermelon with images of rallies, burning buildings, and torture that occurred while Russian troops attempted to hold the city. The watermelon seeds are meant to represent the countless bombs Russia dropped on Kherson. A watermelon was chosen to represent the city because the region is famous for growing them.
The cover also includes a full color cachet of a Ukrainian soldier eating a slice of watermelon and includes a cancel from the stamp's first day of issue which reads "Kherson is Ukraine!" Get this First Day Cover in your collection today.