Definitive 083 Map of China Stamps (Lithography) (1957)

Stamp SN A083
Stamp Name Definitive 083 Map of China Stamps (Lithography) (1957)
Stamp Cat Standard Definitive Stamps
Stamp Cat Maps
Issue date 1957-03-01
Suspersion date 民國51年08月01日
Dimension of stamps(mm.)
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Engraving & Printing Works, R.O.C.
Designer Liao Wei-lin
Engraver Chen Lien-huei
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×10
Print color
Process Lithography
Paper 63-lb watermarked stamp printing paper 80-lb woodfree printing paper
Back Gumless
Perforation 12 1/2


  To show the faith of servicemen and civilians throughout the country in the recovery of he mainland, a set of stamps was issued with a design bearing the inscription〝光復大陸〞(recovery of the Mainland) written on the map of China.

  The whole set consists of six denominations-the stamps valued 20¢40¢ and $1.00 being issued on March 1, 1957, and those valued 3¢10¢ and$1.60 on the 20th. The two higher denominations were printed on 80-lb woodfree printing paper and other denominations on 63-lb watermarked stamp printing paper perforations being made by electric comb perforating machine.