Commemorative 2 Emperor Hsuan Tung Commemorative Issue (1909)

Stamp SN B002
Stamp Name Commemorative 2 Emperor Hsuan Tung Commemorative Issue (1909)
Stamp Cat Standard Commemorative Stamps
Stamp Cat Relics, Countries
Issue date 1909-09-08
Suspersion date 清宣統1年10月01日
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 30.5x22.5
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer Waterlow & Sons Co., London
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Sheet composition 10×10<br><br>
Print color
Process Intaglio
Paper
Back
Perforation 14

Description

After a reign for 34 years, Emperor Kuang Hsu died near the end of 1908.The following year Pu I succeeded him, known as Emperor Hsuan Tung. To commemorate the first year of his reign, there was issued a set of commemorative stamps with the Temple of Heaven in Peking as the central design and with two dragons on both sides.

  The words〝Waterlow & Sons, Limited, London〞were printed at the bottom of each stamp.