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Sp.414 Poisonous Plants Postage Stamps

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Stamp SN D414
Stamp Name Sp.414 Poisonous Plants Postage Stamps
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Flowers
Issue date 2000-09-08
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 29 x 37(mm)
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co., Ltd.
Designer Chen Feng-kuan
Creative Director
Sheet composition 20 ( 4 x 5 )
Print color Colorful
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Phosphorescent stamp paper
Perforation 13
There are toxic plants throughout the botanical world, and most of them are found in mountain wilderness, campuses, parks, gardens and along roadsides. In order to raise ROC citizens’ understanding and cautiousness about poisonous plants, and to prevent people from touching or eating these toxic plants, the Directorate General of Posts is releasing a set of four stamps on toxic plant species. Each stamp will feature one of the following four species: Lycoris radiata (Red spider lily), Cerbera manghas (Odollam erberus-tree), Abrus precatorius (Rosary pea), and Nerium indicum (Oleander). Cheng Yuan-chun, the head of the Department of Botany at the Taiwan Museum, has been commissioned to handle the planning for this set of stamps.
(1)First Day Cover in small size to be sold at NT$2.00 apiece.(2)Folder especially prepared for the stamps to be sold at NT$5.00 apiece.(3)Folder with crystal mount for better protection stamps of the stamps to be sold at NT$5.00 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$7.00 apiece.(6)Pre-cancelled First Day Cover affixed with a complete set of stamps to be sold at NT$44.00 apiece.