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Air 19 Air Mail Postage Stamps (Issue of 1980)

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Stamp SN C019
Stamp Name Air 19 Air Mail Postage Stamps (Issue of 1980)
Stamp Cat Standard Air Mail Stamps
Stamp Cat Aviation, National Flags, Architecture
Issue date 1980-06-18
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 40x30
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Engraving & Printing Works, R.O.C.
Drawer
Designer Chang Chi-ping
Photographer
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×10
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished, <br>watermarked stamp paper <br>with gum<br>
Back
Perforation 131/2


   This set is composed of three stamps, 5.00, 7.00 and 12.00, the current basic postage for mailing an air letter to Hongkong and Macao, to Asia and Oceania, and to Europe, America, and Africa. The three designs are: (1) the Tzu-Chiang (self-reliance) Squadron flying over the Presidential Mansion, (2) the newest type air liner of the China Airlines(CAL) plane on the upper left corner, and a close-up view of the national flag of the Republic of China shown on the tail of the air liner on the lower right corner and (3) the national flag of the Republic of China as the main design, with a CAL plane on the upper right corner, symbolizing our national flag flying around the world through China Air Lines.