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Special 402 Father's Day Postage Stamps (1999)

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Stamp SN D402
Stamp Name Special 402 Father's Day Postage Stamps (1999)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Activities
Issue date 1999-08-08
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 40x30(mm)
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Engraving & Printing Works, R.O.C.
Designer Lee Kuan-chi
Creative Director
Sheet composition 20 (5 X4)
Print color Colorful
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Phosphorescent stamp paper
Perforation 11 1/2
To call for filial piety towards parents, to pay respect to all the hard-working fathers of the country, to affirm the ideal of loving fathers and Filial children, and to correct the general mood of society, the Directorate General of Posts is releasing a set of two Father's Day stamps on the theme of loving fathers and filial children. One of the stamps will have a denomination of NT$5.00 and the other will be valued at NT$25.00. The NT$5.00 stamp, on the theme of filial children, shows children giving presents to their father to show their love for him. The NT$25.00 stamp, on the theme of loving fathers, shows a father teaching his children to ride a bicycle. They will be released on August 8, 1999, Chinese Father's Day.
(1)First Day Cover in small size to be sold at NT$1.00 apiece.
(2)Folder especially prepared for the stamps to be sold at NT$2.00 apiece.
(3)Folder with crystal mount for better protection of the stamps to be sold at  NT$4.00 apiece.
(4)Loose-leaf stamp album page with plastic cover to be sold at NT$8.00 apiece.
(5)Pre-cancelled First Day Cover affixed with a low-valued stamp to be sold at NT$6.00 apiece.
(6)Pre-cancelled First Day Cover affixed with a complete set of stamps to be sold at   NT$31.00 apiec
Although the date of issue is a Sunday, post offices of a grade 1 and higher will open for half a day, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. in order to serve stamp collectors. The seven philatelic centers, which are found in Taipei, Hsinchu, Taichung,Chiayi, Kaohsiung, Tainan and Hualien, will also temporarily open to sell these stamps.