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Special 173 Taiwan Crab Postage Stamps (1981)

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Stamp SN D173
Stamp Name Special 173 Taiwan Crab Postage Stamps (1981)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Crustaccan
Issue date 1981-06-14
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 40x30或30x40
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Engraving & Printing Works, R.O.C.
Drawer
Designer
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 13 1/2
  The set of four stamps features four species of crab indigenous to Taiwan waters. They are as follows:

  2.00 Liagore rubromaculate De Haan

  5.00 Ranina ranina Linnaeus

  8.00 Platymaia wyville-thomsoni Miers

  14.00 Lambrus nummifera Rathbum

  The main designs were provided by Professor Ten Tien-hsi and Mr. Lee Chai-wei of the Institute of Zoology, National Taiwan University.