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New Year’s Greeting Postage Stamps (Issue of 2023)

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First day of issue: December 1, 2023
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: New Year's greetings from the lucky dragon. The details are as follows:
1. NT$6 stamp: Majestic and elegant, the auspicious purple dragon holds its head up high to welcome in the New Year.
2. NT$13 stamp: Upright and proud, the green dragon represents a New Year of extraordinary power wishing all people health and wealth to perfection.
3. NT$15 souvenir sheet: Wreathed in might and awe, soaring above the common crowd, the golden dragon betokens a New Year of luck reaching to the heavens and fortune redounding on high.

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 2023) Uncut Press Sheets” release of philatelic products is on offer specifically for the use of philatelists. These come in a special tube. The release features one certificate of authenticity, one uncut press sheet of the 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 indicators for cutting. 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.

Remark:
Chunghwa Post is following up with a “New Year's Greeting Postage Stamps (Issue of 2023)” press sheet. This item will be available at the Postal Museum and the following branches: Taipei Beimen, National Palace Museum, Beitou, Neihu, Nangang, Muzha, Keelung Aisan Rd., Banqiao Wunhua Rd., Xindian, Shulin, Sanchong Zhongshan Rd., Tamsui, Xinzhuang, Taoyuan Chenggong Rd., Zhongli, Longtan, Yangmei, Hsinchu Wuchang St., Miaoli Zhongmiao, Taichung Minqyuan Rd., Fongyuan, Changhua Zhongyang Rd., Yuanlin, Nantou Sanhe, Douliou Xiping Rd., Chiayi Wunhua Rd., Chiayi Yushan, Tainan Chenggong Rd., Xinying, Jiali, Xinxing, Fongshan, Gangshan, Pingtung Minsheng Rd., Yilan Zhongshan Rd., Luodong, Hualien Guoan, Taitung Datong Rd., Magong Zhongzheng Rd.