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Commemorative 247 Lin Yutang’s 100th Birthday Commemorative Issue

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Stamp SN B247
Stamp Name Commemorative 247 Lin Yutang’s 100th Birthday Commemorative Issue
Stamp Cat Standard Commemorative Stamps
Stamp Cat Literature, Literature, Individuals
Issue date 1994-10-08
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 26x34
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co. Inc., R.O.C.
Designer Lai Wu-hsiung
Creative Director
Sheet composition 4×5
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished,
watermarked stamp paper
with gum
Perforation 12 1/2
  Dr. Lin Yutang was born on October 10, 1895 in Lung-hsi, Changchow, Fukien. In 1910, Lin enrolled in St. John's University majoring in literature.. In 1919, he married and in the same year he and his wife went to the United States, where he studied comparative literature at Harvard University and obtained a M.A. degree in 1921. Lin then went to Germany, where he attended Leipzig University, from which he received a Ph. D. degree. Known as 〝Master of Humor〞, Dr. Lin wrote many famous and popular essays. He contributed most in the field of linguistics. Evidence of this is reflected in many kinds of dictionary now sold at book stores.