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Definitive 083 Map of China Stamps (Lithography) (1957)

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Stamp SN A083
Stamp Name Definitive 083 Map of China Stamps (Lithography) (1957)
Stamp Cat Standard Definitive Stamps
Stamp Cat Maps
Issue date 1957-03-01
Suspersion date 1962-08-01
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 26x22
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Engraving & Printing Works, R.O.C.
Drawer
Designer Liao Wei-lin
Photographer
Engraver Chen Lien-huei
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×10
Print color
Process Lithography
Paper 63-lb watermarked stamp printing paper 80-lb woodfree printing paper
Back Gumless
Perforation 12 1/2
  To show the faith of servicemen and civilians throughout the country in the recovery of he mainland, a set of stamps was issued with a design bearing the inscription〝光復大陸〞(recovery of the Mainland) written on the map of China.

  The whole set consists of six denominations-the stamps valued 20¢40¢ and $1.00 being issued on March 1, 1957, and those valued 3¢10¢ and$1.60 on the 20th. The two higher denominations were printed on 80-lb woodfree printing paper and other denominations on 63-lb watermarked stamp printing paper perforations being made by electric comb perforating machine.