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Commemorative 206 100th Birthday of Lo Fu shing Commemorative Issue (1985)

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Stamp SN B206
Stamp Name Commemorative 206 100th Birthday of Lo Fu shing Commemorative Issue (1985)
Stamp Cat Standard Commemorative Stamps
Stamp Cat Martyrs, Individuals
Issue date 1985-02-24
Suspersion date 1985-08-24
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 30x40
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co. Inc., R.O.C.
Drawer
Designer Lee Kuang-chi
Photographer
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×10
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished, <br>watermarked stamp paper with gum<br>
Back
Perforation 13 1/2


  Martyr Lo Fu-hsing (1886-1914), also known as Tung-ya, was a native of Chen-ping, Kwang-tung Province. He was straightforward in nature, and good at planning. Joining the Tung Meng Hui (antecedent of the Kuomintang) in 1906, he took part in the Huang-huakang and Wu Chang Revolutions in 1911. In 1912, he came to Taiwan to lead the Anti-Japan Movement in an attempt to recover Taiwan. Unfortunately, he failed, and was arrested and sacrificed his life heroically. Before execution, he wrote his farewell: 〝Rather than passing away at home, in the memory of my descendants, I elect to die in Taiwan, to be always remembered by its people.〞

  The design of the stamp was recommended by the Party History Committee, Central Committee of the Kuomintang.