|Stamp Name||Sp.447 Conservation of Birds Postage Stamps-Blue-tailed Bee-eaters|
|Stamp Cat Standard||Special Stamps|
|Dimension of stamps(mm.)||37 x 29（mm）|
|Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)|
|Printer||Cardon Enterprise Co., Ltd.|
|Sheet composition||20 ( 5 X 4 )
|Process||Deep etch offset|
|Paper||Phosphorescent stamp paper
(1) First Day Cover in small size to be sold at NT$2.00 apiece. First Day Cover in large size to be sold at NT$3.00 apiece.
(2) Folder especially prepared for the stamps to be sold at NT$5.00 apiece.
(3) Folder with crystal mount for better protection of the stamps to be sold at NT$5.00 apiece. Folder with crystal mount for better protection of souvenir sheet to be sold at NT$8.00 apiece.
(4) Loose-leaf stamp album page with plastic cover to be sold at NT$16.00 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$42.00 apiece.
(7) Pre-cancelled First Day Cover affixed with a souvenir sheet to be sold at NT$43.00 apiece.
(8) Conservation of Birds Postage Stamps Pictorial-Blue-tailed Bee-eaters to be sold at NT$330 apiece. (Provisional)
11. Additional Print of Domestic Postal Card
First day of issue: April 10, 2003
Stamp indicium: The Auspicious Postage Stamps (Issue of 1992)- Good Fortune and Satisfaction
Paper used: 180 lbs. Woodfree printing paper
Printer: Cardon Enterprise Co., Ltd.
Size of postal card: 105 X 148 (mm) (Vertical)
Process: Deep etch offset
Quantity to be issued: 30,000,000
To meet operating needs, domestic postal cards are being 1 printed additionally. This issue of postal. cards will be printed! with postcode publicity and with a phosphorescent bar just above 1 the stamp paper.
III. A Commemorative Envelope in Commemoration of 2003 Hakka Tung Festival
First day of issue: April 17, 2003
Paper used: 110 g/M2 Woodfree paper
Designer: Ben Wang
Printer: Bing Yi Color Printing Co., Ltd.
Size of envelope: 162 X 114 (mm)
Process: Deep etch offset
Quantity to be issued: 20,000
Over half of the Hakka population in Taiwan lives in the tablelands of Taoyuan, Hsinchu and Miaoli. Concentrated in one area, they have developed their own character and style of life. To convey the importance with which the government regards the Hakka people, the Council for Hakka Affairs of the Executive Yuan has scheduled the 2003 Hakka Tung Festival from April 19 to May 3, 2003, which it is co-sponsoring with the Taoyuan, Hsinchu and Miaoli county governments. The festival is meant to: celebrate the Hakka people and their culture and to show: reverence and gratitude to Mother Nature. The Chunghwa Post plans to issue a color commemorative envelope on April 17, 2003 to commemorate this occasion.
This commemorative envelope will go on sale April 15,2003.
A commemorative cachet will be available on April 17 2003 at Taoyuan, Hsinchu, Miaoli and Taichung Post Offices and all the philatelic centers throughout the country.