Commemorative  52 The 50th Anniversary of the World’s Scouts Commemorative Issue (1957)

Stamp SN B052
Stamp Name Commemorative  52 The 50th Anniversary of the World’s Scouts Commemorative Issue (1957)
Stamp Cat Standard Commemorative Stamps
Stamp Cat Emblems, Organizations
Issue date 1957-08-11
Suspersion date 民國51年08月01日
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 46 x 29.5
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Engraving & Printing Works, R.O.C.
Drawer
Designer Liang Nai-yu
Photographer
Engraver Pao Liang-yu
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×10<br>
Print color
Process Intaglio
Paper 80-lb woodfree printing paper<br>
Back Gumless
Perforation 12

Description

In commemoration of the centenary of the birth of Sir Robert Baden-Powell and 50th Anniversary of World Scouts, a jamboree, involving more than 35,000 boy and girl scouts from different countries, was held at the Sutton Park, Warwickshire, England for 12 days from the 1st to 12th August 1957.

  As the scouts of the Republic of China were participants in this grand jamboree, a set of commemorative stamps was issued by the Postal Administration to commemorate the occasion with the symbol of the Chinese Scouts taken as the subject and some badges of the said jamboree as the background.