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Special 78 Sports Postage Stamps (Issue of 1971)

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Stamp SN D078
Stamp Name Special 78  Sports Postage Stamps (Issue of 1971)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Sports, Baseball
Issue date 1971-07-29
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 28x38.5或38.5x28
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer Printing Bureau of the Ministry of Finance, Japan
Drawer
Designer Wen Hsueh-ju
Photographer
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition 8×5 or 5×8
Print color
Process Photogravure
Paper Photogravure stamp paper
Back
Perforation 13


  In order to promote as well as to publicize sports activities, a set of 〝Sports Postage Stamps〞was issued on July 29, 1971, the inauguration date of the Pacific Region Competition of the 1971 World Little League Series which was held in Taiwan.This series comprises three denominations and uses features of baseball as central designs. Uniforms and features shown in the designs are based on the Golden Dragons team who won the Little League World Series crown in 1969.