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Special 263 New Year’s Greeting Postage Stamps (Issue of 1988)

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Stamp SN D263
Stamp Name Special 263 New Year’s Greeting Postage Stamps (Issue of 1988)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Lunar New Year, Zodiac
Issue date 1988-12-01
Suspersion date 1989-12-01
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 26x34
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co. Inc., R.O.C.
Drawer
Designer Chuang Chu-mei
Photographer
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×10
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished,<br>watermarked stamp paper with gum<br>
Back
Perforation 12 1/2


   Consisting of two stamps, this set is the ninth of a second series of New Year's Greeting Postage Stamps released by this Directorate. 1989 is the Year of the Snake, according to the traditional Chinese lunar calendar. The abstract drawing, round in form to symbolize union and harmony, depicts a snake. The souvenir sheet (78×102 mm.) is composed of two sets of the new stamps.