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Special 200 Plum Blossom Postage Stamps (1983)

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Stamp SN D200
Stamp Name Special 200 Plum Blossom Postage Stamps (1983)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Flowers, Architecture
Issue date 1983-10-31
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 29x37
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Engraving & Printing Works, R.O.C.
Photographer Hu Churng-shiarn
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×10
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished,
watermarked stamp paper
with gum
Perforation 14 x 13 1/2
   To promote the Plum Blossom Movement and to stimulate the patriotism and morale of the Chinese people, this Directorate released this set of stamps.   As our national flower, the plum blossom is the symbol of the character and spirit of our nation.Its nobility and resistance to severe cold, frost and snow reflect the unwavering and self-reliant spirit of our Chinese nation.Its form of three buds and five petals symbolizes the Three Principles of the People, the five ethnic groups which compose the Chinese nation, and the Five Branches of Power of the Constitution of the Republic of China. The Plum Blossom Movement is designed to carry forward a fearless spirit to gain for our country a bright furture.