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Special 268 Taiwan Butterflies Postage Stamps (Issue of 1989)

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Stamp SN D268
Stamp Name Special 268 Taiwan Butterflies Postage Stamps (Issue of 1989)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Insects
Issue date 1989-07-14
Suspersion date 1990-07-14
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 40x30
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co. Inc., R.O.C.
Drawer
Designer
Photographer Lin Shen-yung
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


   Situated in the subtropics, Taiwan is an ideal breeding ground for butterflies. Its warm climate and abundant rainfall foster a luxurious growth of insects and flowers. The butterflies featured on the stamps are Graphium sarpedon connectens Fruhstorfer, Papilio memnon heronus Fruhstorfer, Princeps demoleus libanius Fruhstorfer and Pachliopa aristolochiae interpositas Fruhstorfer.