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Special 75 Taiwan Shells Postage Stamps (1970)

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Stamp SN D075
Stamp Name Special 75 Taiwan Shells Postage Stamps (1970)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Shells
Issue date 1971-02-25
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 40x30
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer Thomas de la Rue & Co., Ltd., London
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×5
Print color
Process Photogravure
Paper Photogravure stamp paper<br>
Perforation 13 x 13

  All the shells selected as motifs on the four stamps belong to marine snails that are found in the seas around Taiwan. The designs, offered by Mr. Chen Heng-ju, feature Tibia Fusus(Linne), Harpeola Kurodai (Kawamura), Conus( Embrikera) Stupa Kuroda and Entemnotrochus Rumphii (Schepman).