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Com.350 Tainan 400 Commemorative Souvenir Sheet

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Stamp SN B350
Stamp Name Com.350 Tainan 400 Commemorative Souvenir Sheet
Stamp Cat Standard Commemorative Stamps
Stamp Cat Scenic Spots, Relics, Activities, Architecture
Issue date 2024-02-23
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 80 × 30 or 40 × 30 (mm)
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.) 142 × 80 (mm)
Printer Cardon Enterprise Co., Ltd.
Drawer
Designer Delta Design Corporation
Photographer
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition
Print color Colorful
Process Offset
Paper Phosphorescent stamp paper
Back
Perforation 12½ × 13½
Tainan was the first city to be founded and developed in Taiwan. In 1624, the Dutch East India Company made Fort Zeelandia on the coast its base. With that Tainan began to be linked to the whole world. Until the close of the nineteenth century, Tainan was the key political, economic and cultural center of Taiwan. It is notable as the town with the longest cultural history in Taiwan. In 2024 Tainan marks its fourth centenary. To mark this occasion, Chunghwa Post has issued a souvenir sheet with two stamps, one valued at NT$8, the other at NT$28.The souvenir sheet is designed so as to portray the history of Tainan through representative buildings. In the background there is a color painting of Fort Zeelandia, superimposed on which, the left-hand stamp depicts Chihkan Tower, Koxinga Ancestral Temple, Tainan Theological College and Seminary, and Tainan Art Museum Building 1 (formerly Tainan Police Agency) which respectively illustrate the Dutch era, Koxinga’s Ming Dynasty, the Qing Empire and Japanese Rule. The right-hand stamp presents the Tainan Public Library (New Main Library) which symbolizes the current IT age. Taken as a whole the design shows how, as one regime followed another, Tainan has continued and remains open to a bright future. A folio, containing 8 stamps and 3 souvenir sheets, has been released along with the stamps. Combining history, culture, folk, art and ecology, the folio is certainly worth collecting.
(1) First Day Cover (220 mm × 158 mm): NT$3 apiece(2) Folder (with or without mount): NT$8 apiece(3) Loose-leaf album page: NT$16 apiece(4) Pre-cancelled FDC affixed with one souvenir sheet: NT$39 apiece(5) Stamp folio: NT$480 apieceTo purchase the relative philatelic products, please go directly to the post office branches, Postal Museum or order on line at https://stamp.post.gov.tw.Cachat:A commemorative cachet will be available at Postal Museum and post office branches throughout the country on the issuing date of the stamps.