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Special 174 Chinese Fairy Tale Postage Stamps - The Cowherd and the Weaving Maid (1981)

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Stamp SN D174
Stamp Name Special 174 Chinese Fairy Tale Postage Stamps - The Cowherd and the Weaving Maid (1981)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Tales, Mammals
Issue date 1981-08-06
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 37x29
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co. Inc., R.O.C.
Drawer
Designer Huang Mu-chun
Photographer
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×10
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished,
   watermarked stamp paper with gum
Back
Perforation 13 1/2


   The origin of many traditional festivals is often explained in the fairy tales and folklore of China. This set of four stamps, authenticated by folklore expert Lou Tsu Kuang, features the chief folklore characters related to the Double Seventh Festival.