Special 168 New Year’s Calligraphy- Happiness, Wealth, Longevity, and Joy- Postage Stamps (1981)

Stamp SN D168
Stamp Name Special 168 New Year’s Calligraphy- Happiness, Wealth, Longevity, and Joy- Postage Stamps (1981)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Lunar New Year, Calligraphy & Paintings
Issue date 1981-02-03
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.)
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co. Inc., R.O.C.
Drawer
Designer Chang Chi-ping
Photographer
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition S168.1-168.4 6×10<br>
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished,
watermarked stamp paper
with gum
Back
Perforation 12 1/2x13 1/2

Description



   These four ideographs-happiness, wealth, longevity, joy-were featured on the New Year's Calligraphy Postage Stamps. The calligraphy is a reproduction from the valuable and treasured collection of the late Mr. Yu Yu-jen, an elder statesman of the Kuomingtang and the Republic of China. The four ideographs were printed in a se-tenant block of four stamps.