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Definitive 33 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Issue, New York Print (1941)

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Stamp SN A033
Stamp Name Definitive 33 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Issue, New York Print (1941)
Stamp Cat Standard Definitive Stamps
Stamp Cat Chiefs Of State, Emblems
Issue date 1941-02-21
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 18.5x22.5
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer American Bank Note Co. of New York
Creative Director
Sheet composition D33.1-33.11 (10×20)×2
D33.12-33.16 (10×5)×6
Print color
Process Intaglio
Perforation 12
  In the early period of the Sino-Japanese War, an order for stamps bearing Dr. Sun Yat-sen's portrait in intaglio was placed with the American Bank Note Co. of New York. The portrait is in the center and the border design is neat. At the top of the stamps is the national emblem. The face value is shown in Chinese characters in the upper two corners and in Arabic figures on the right and left-hand sides. The whole issue consists of 16 denominations, of which the cent denominations are invariably in one color, while the dollar denominations are black in the protrait and colored in the border design. 14 denominations were issued on February 21, 1941, while 2¢and emerald blue 8¢ were issued on April 21, 1941.