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Com. 344 150th Anniversary of George Leslie Mackay's Arrival in Taiwan Commemorative Souvenir Sheet

Stamp sn B344
Stamp Name Com. 344 150th Anniversary of George Leslie Mackay's Arrival in Taiwan Commemorative Souvenir Sheet
Stamp Cat Standard Commemorative Stamps
Stamp Cat Individuals
First day of issue 2022-03-09
Suspension Date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 40 × 30 (mm)
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.) 70 × 70 (mm)
Printer China Color Printing Co., Ltd.
Drawer Shen Cheen
Designer
Photographer
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition
Color Colorful
Process Offset
Paper used Phosphorescent stamp paper
Back
Perforation 12 1/2

Description

2022 marks the 150th anniversary of the arrival of Dr. Mackay in Taiwan. In fond commemoration of his contribution to Taiwan, Chunghwa Post has issued a souvenir sheet with one stamp of a face value of NT$28. The stamp depicts a portrait of Dr. Mackay with Tamsui Church and Hobe Mackay Hospital on the right.
Dr. Mackay was the first overseas missionary sent by the Canadian Presbyterian Church. He set out from Canada in 1871 and arrived in Tamsui on March 9, 1872. In 1879 he founded the Hobe Mackay Hospital as the earliest Western-style hospital in northern Taiwan. In 1882 he founded Oxford College to introduce Western scientific knowledge, and in 1884 established Tamsui Girls’ School, a pioneering institution of women’s education. During his nearly 30 years in Taiwan, Dr. Mackay made significant contributions to evangelization, medicine and education.

By-issues

By-issues:
(1) First Day Cover (195 mm × 120 mm): NT$3 apiece
(2) Folder (with or without mount): NT$8 apiece
(3) Loose-leaf album page: NT$8 apiece
(4) Pre-cancelled FDC affixed with a souvenir sheet: NT$31 apiece
To purchase the relative philatelic products, please go directly to the post office branches, Postal Museum or order on line at https://stamp.post.gov.tw.

Cachet: A commemorative cachet will be available at Postal Museum and post office branches throughout the country on the issuing date of the stamps.

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