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Special 248 Ancient Chinese Ju-i Postage Stamps (Issue of 1987)

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Stamp SN D248
Stamp Name Special 248 Ancient Chinese Ju-i Postage Stamps (Issue of 1987)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Antiques
Issue date 1987-05-07
Suspersion date 1988-05-07
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 39.2x28.5
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer Harrison & Sons, Ltd., England
Drawer
Designer
Photographer
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition (5×10)×2
Print color
Process Photogravure
Paper Photogravure stamp paper<br>
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Perforation 12 1/2



   In conjunction with the Chinese Cultural Renaissance Movement, this Directorate released a set of four stamps featuring the Ju-i of the Ching Dynasty (1644-1911). The designs were recommended by the National Palace Museum in Taipei.

   The designs of the four stamps are briefly described below:

2.00 Silver Ju-i Scepter with Fungus Decor of Pearl and Precious Stones, Total length: 35.2 cm., Headpiece: 10.7×7.4 cm..

3.00 Gold Ju-i Scepter with Eight Treasures Decor of Pearl and Precious Stones, Total length: 50 cm., Headpiece: 13.9×11.2 cm..

4.00 Gilt Ju-i Scepter Inlaid with Precious Stones and Kingfisher's Feather, Total length: 29.2 cm., Headpiece: 7.2×5.7 cm..

18.00 Gilt Ju-i Scepter Decorated with Wirework and Inlaid with Malachite, Total length: 49.3 cm., Headpiece: 12.4×12.3 cm..