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Definitive 084 Map of China Stamps (Typography) (1957)

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Stamp SN A084
Stamp Name Definitive 084 Map of China Stamps (Typography) (1957)
Stamp Cat Standard Definitive Stamps
Stamp Cat Maps
Issue date 1957-12-25
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
Photographer
Engraver Chen Lien-huei
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×10
Print color
Process Typography
Paper 80-lb woodfree printing paper
Back Gumless
Perforation 12 1/2
  The contract for the printing of Map of China stamps (Lithography) covered a quantity of 200,000,000 pieces, but, owing to technical reasons, it was not fully carried out. The remaining portion of stamps was subsequently printed by typography process with the original design being engraved by Mr. Chen Lien-huei also by the C.E.P.W. with the central design in two colors (varying by denomination) and with a blue bordering frames.

  Two kinds of stamps booklets were prepared and put on sale on February 20,1958. One, consisting of six 20¢stamps and twenty-two 40¢stamps with a value of $10, totaled 200,000 booklets. The other, containing ten 20¢stamps, thirty 40¢stamps, and six $1 stamps with a value of $20, totaled 100,000 booklets.