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Special 251 Traditional Chinese Costume Postage Stamps (Issue of 1987)

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Stamp SN D251
Stamp Name Special 251 Traditional Chinese Costume Postage Stamps (Issue of 1987)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Costume
Issue date 1987-10-02
Suspersion date 1988-10-22
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 25.5x41
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co. Inc.,R.O.C.
Designer Hu Zerman
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×10
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished,
watermarked stamp paper with gum
Perforation 13 1/2x13

   This Directorate released a third set in the Traditional Chinese Costume series on October 2, 1987. The designs were created by Professor Hu Zerman of the Department of Textiles and Clothing of Fu-jen University, authenticated by Dr. Wang Yu-ching, chairman of the Society for the Study of Chinese Costume.

   The designs of the four stamps are as follows:

1.50 Early Ching Dynasty Han Woman's Long Tunic and Skirt.

3.00 Costume of the Wife of a Ching Dynasty Manchu Bannerman.

7.50 Early Republican Period Manchu-style Chi-Pao.

18.00 Early Republican Period Jacket and Skirt.