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Def.146 Wild Orchids of Taiwan Postage Stamps (Continued)

Stamp sn A146I
Stamp Name Def.146 Wild Orchids of Taiwan Postage Stamps (Continued)
Stamp Cat Standard Definitive Stamps
Stamp Cat Flowers
First day of issue 2018-01-26
Suspension Date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 24 × 32或32 × 24 (mm)
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer La Poste (France)
Drawer
Designer
Photographer
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition 100 (10 × 10) or 50 (5 × 10 or 10 × 5)
Color Colorful
Process Offset
Paper used Phosphorescent stamp paper or self-adhesive stamp paper
Back
Perforation 131/3 × 13 或13 × 131/3

Description

As an introduction to the beauty of orchids, and following on the issue of a wild orchid stamp on November 16, 2017, Chunghwa Post is issuing a set of three stamps featuring the Calanthe puberula (NT$8), Calanthe sieboldii (NT$15) and Bulbophyllum pectinatum (NT$28). So as to facilitate customers’ use, two self-adhesive stamps with the denominations of NT$8 and NT$28 in a sheetlet of 50 pieces at NT$400 and NT$1,400 respectively will be issued additionally.
1.Calanthe puberula (NT$8): This orchid grows on the ground and is widespread in the mid to high-altitude mountains of Taiwan. It is one of the smaller kinds of Calanthe orchid found in Taiwan. The flowers, 2 cm across, are white with a splash of mauve turning to purple. The orchid is named from the way its petals and calyx curve back.
2.Calanthe sieboldii (NT$15): This orchid grows on the ground and is widespread in the low to mid-altitude mountains of northern Taiwan. It is one of the larger kinds of Calanthe orchid found in Taiwan. Its flowers, 3-4 cm across, are bright yellow with the fragrance of lemon: quite worth admiring.
3.Bulbophyllum pectinatum (NT$28): This species is parasitic. Its flowers are 4 cm across, light green in the shape of a cup with a linear pattern on the petals and truly worth admiring. The orchid is widespread in the low to mid-altitude mountains of Taiwan.

By-issues

(1) First Day Cover: NT$2 apiece
(2) Folder (with or without mount): NT$5 apiece
(3) Loose-leaf album page: NT$8 apiece
(4) Pre-cancelled FDC affixed with one NT$8-denominated
stamp:NT$10 apiece
(5) Pre-cancelled FDC affixed with a complete set of stamps:
NT$53 apiece
(6) Self-adhesive NT$8-denominated stamp: NT$400 a sheetlet
Self-adhesive NT$28-denominated stamp: NT$1,400 a
sheetlet

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.

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