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Commemorative 63 Tenth Anniversary of ICFTU Commemorative Issue (1959)

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Stamp SN B063
Stamp Name Commemorative 63 Tenth Anniversary of ICFTU Commemorative Issue (1959)
Stamp Cat Standard Commemorative Stamps
Stamp Cat Emblems, Organizations
Issue date 1959-12-07
Suspersion date 1962-08-01
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 41 x 30
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Engraving & Printing Works, R.O.C.
Drawer
Designer Lin Shen-yung
Photographer
Engraver Pao Liang-yu
Creative Director
Sheet composition 5×10
Print color
Process Intaglio
Paper 80-lb woodfree printing <br>paper<br>
Back Gumless
Perforation 11 1/2


  The International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) is a strong leading organization, truly representative of the free workers of the world, unlike the so-called 〝World Federation of Trade Unions〞 engineered by the communists since World War II. The ICFTU organization held its first plenary session in London in December 1949 when it was formally inaugurated. The Chinese Federation of Labor(CFL) is one of the members strongly supporting this world-wide organization and participating in a plenary session held in Brussels, Belgium on December 7, 1959, the tenth anniversary of ICFTU.

   Marking the 10th anniversary of ICFTU and promoting the free workers campaign against communism, this Postal Administration issued a set of commemorative stamps. The emblem of the Confederation and its abbreviated name in English, 〝ICFTU〞, were adopted as the central design.