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Special 145 Taiwan Butterflies Postage Stamps (Issue of 1978)

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Stamp SN D145
Stamp Name Special 145 Taiwan Butterflies Postage Stamps (Issue of 1978)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Insects
Issue date 1978-09-20
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 36x25.5
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Engraving & Printing Works, R.O.C.
Photographer Chen We-so
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×10
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished,<br>watermarked stamp paper with gum <br>
Perforation 13 1/2

  To support the Butterflies Protection Movement and to develop sightseeing resources, a set of 〝Taiwan Butterflies Postage Stamps (Issue of 1978)〞 was released.

  The four species of butterflies used as the main designs of this set of stamps are as follows:

2.00  Ixias pyrene insignis Butler

4.00  Euploea sylvestor swinhoei Wallace

6.00  Cyrestis thyodamas formosana Fruhstorfer

10.00  Byase polyeuctes termessus Fruhstorfer