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[歷史消息]New Year’s Greeting Postage Stamps (Issue of 2022)

  • Updated on:111/11/28
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First day of issue: December 1, 2022
Sheet composition: 20 (4 ×5)
Paper used: Phosphorescent stamp paper
Designer: Tseng Kai-chih
Printer: Cardon Enterprise Co., Ltd.
Stamp size: 26 ×34 (mm)
Color: Colorful
Process: Offset
Perforation: 13
Size of souvenir sheet: 110 × 76 (mm)
Stamp size of souvenir sheet: 64 × 40 (mm)
Perforation of souvenir sheet: 12½

To welcome the New Year, Chunghwa Post has issued a set of two New Year stamps and a souvenir sheet. The design is based on the theme: May your wealth and honor abound! May you welcome spring with joy! The details are as follows:
1.NT$6 stamp: The seated rabbit symbolizes silent waiting, looking forward and welcoming the New Year with hope.
2.NT$13 stamp: The observant rabbit raises her head to gaze into the distance symbolizing great expectations for the future: May the New Year fulfill your heart's desires!
3.NT$15 souvenir sheet: The bounding rabbit symbolizes bounteous vitality: May the New Year realize your ambitions and your future be bright!

To meet the interests of stamp collectors, on the same day as the stamp set release, a “New Year's Greeting Postage Stamps (Issue of 2022) Uncut Press Sheets” release of philatelic products is on offer specifically for the use of philatelists, which comes in a special tube. The release features one certificate of authenticity, one uncut press sheet of souvenir sheet (comprising nine small sheets), and two uncut press sheets (one containing two panes of 20 NT$6 stamps and the other containing two panes of 20 NT$13 stamps). The sheet margins retain marks left over from the printing process, including traffic lights and cut lines. Sets of this type, with their rich content, have been successively issued by Chunghwa Post since 2009 and are of great value to collectors. This item will not apply to any discount measures.

By-issues:
(1) First Day Cover (195mm × 120mm): NT$3 apiece
(2) FDC for souvenir sheet (235 mm×120 mm): NT$3 apiece
(3) Folder (with or without mount): NT$8 apiece
(4) Folder with mount for souvenir sheet: NT$8 apiece
(5) Loose-leaf album page: NT$16 apiece
(6) Pre-cancelled FDC affixed with one NT$6-denominated stamp: NT$9 apiece
(7) Pre-cancelled FDC affixed with a full set of stamps: NT$22 apiece
(8) Pre-cancelled FDC affixed with a souvenir sheet: NT$18 apiece
(9) Uncut press sheets in a poster tube: NT$1,400 a unit.

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.