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Definitive 118 Fruits Postage Stamps(II)

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Stamp SN A118B
Stamp Name Definitive 118 Fruits Postage Stamps(II)
Stamp Cat Standard Definitive Stamps
Stamp Cat Fruits
Issue date 2001-08-23
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 32 x 24 (mm)
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co., Inc., R.O.C.
Designer Lee Kuang-chi
Creative Director
Sheet composition 100 ( 10 x 10 )
Print color Colorful
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Phosphorescent stamp paper
Perforation 12 1/2 x 13 1/2

Fruit is an important agricultural product of Taiwan. The Directorate General of Posts has chosen sixteen fruits for a series of sixteen stamps, which will be issued separately in different sets. The first set was released on February 23, 2001. The second set, featuring plums, tangerines, longans and grapefruits, will be released on August 23, 2001. The stamps, which were painted by Mr. Lee Kuang-chi and are being printed in color deep-etch offset by China Engraving & Printing Works, will have denominations of NT$1.00, NT$3.50, NT$20.00 and NT$40.00.