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Special 49 Taiwan Birds Stamps (1967)

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Stamp SN D049
Stamp Name Special 49  Taiwan Birds Stamps (1967)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Birds
Issue date 1967-11-25
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 29x48或48x29
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer Couvoisier S.A., Switzerland
Drawer
Designer Wen Hsueh-ju
Photographer
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×5 or 5×10
Print color
Process Photogravure
Paper Photogravure stamp paper
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Perforation 11


  Situated in the subtropics and covered with vast forests, Taiwan is teeming with a great variety of birds. Six kinds of birds, both beautiful and well-known, and found only in Taiwan have been selected as the central designs for this series of postage stamps. They are listed below:

1.00  MEGALAEMA OORTI NUCHALIS GOULD

2.00  ORIOLUS TRAILLI ARDENS (SWINHOE)(Swinhoe's Maroon Oriole)

2.50  SPHENURUS SIEBOLDII SORORIA (SWINHOE)(Formosan Green Pigeon)

3.00  UROCISSA CAERULEA GOULD (Formosan Blue Magpie)

5.00  SPILORNIS CHEELA HOYA SWINHOE (Formosan Serpent-eagle)

8.00  SYRMATICUS MIKADO (Ogilvie-Grant)(Mikado Pheasans)