Special 243 Chinese Folklore Art - Puppetry–Postage Stamps (1987)

Stamp SN D243
Stamp Name Special 243 Chinese Folklore Art - Puppetry–Postage Stamps (1987)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Handicrafts, Theater
Issue date 1987-02-12
Suspersion date 民國77年02月12日
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 29x37
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co. Inc.,R.O.C.
Drawer
Designer Hsieh Tsui-hsia
Photographer
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×10<br>
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished,<br>watermarked stamp paper with gum<br>
Back
Perforation 14x13 1/2

Description




   To exalt the unique art of Chinese folklore, this Directorate released a set of stamps featuring Chinese puppetry.

   Chinese puppetry falls into three large categories: the 〝sack puppet,〞 the marionette, and the shadow show. They are used as the subjects of this set of stamps.