Special 176 Sports Postage Stamps (Issue of 1981)

Stamp SN D176
Stamp Name Special 176 Sports Postage Stamps (Issue of 1981)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Sports
Issue date 1981-09-09
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 30x40
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co.Inc., R.O.C.
Designer Lin Hsiang-cheng
Creative Director
Sheet composition S176.1-176-2 10×10<br>
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished,<br>watermarked stamp paper<br>with gum<br>
Perforation 13 1/2


   To promote universal sport activities a set of two 5.00 stamp was released on Athletics Day, September 9, 1981. The stamps depict women's soccer and are printed in a horizontal pairs.

  Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world. The Mu-lan Girls' Soccer Team was formed in 1977 in the Republic of China.It participated in the 2nd Asian Cup Women's Soccer Tournament in August of that year. The Mu-lan team won the championship by winning every game. The team then captured the first place crown in both the 1980 and 1981 tournaments. It addition, the team won a complete victory in the Women's Invitational Football Tournament in August, 1980.