Sp.535Children’s Folk Rhymes Postage Stamps (Continued)

Stamp SN D535
Stamp Name Sp.535Children’s Folk Rhymes Postage Stamps (Continued)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Music
Issue date 2009-08-26
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.)
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co., Ltd.
Designer H.T. Graphic Design Co., Ltd.
Creative Director
Sheet composition 20 (4 × 5 or 5 × 4)<br>
Print color Colorful
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Phosphorescent stamp paper<br>
Perforation 121/2


Chunghwa Post previously issued three sets of stamps on children’s folk rhymes on April 4,1998, April 2, 1999, and April 4, 2001; now it is following up with another set of four stamps on the subject, featuring the songs “Little Girl and Her Doll,” “Train,” “Thunder Shower,” and “Kingdom of Dolls.” The designs follow: 

1. “Little Girl and Her Doll” (NT$5.00): Originally named “Doll in the Garden,” the stamp features a little girl carrying a doll on her back, with the background features the garden described in the song. The little birdie in the upper right corner is a fun nod to the last line of the song and is sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face.

2. “Train” (NT$5.00): In reflection of the song’s theme, the stamp features a child happily riding a train. The red color is lively and fun and creates a joyous atmosphere, conveying the kid’s excitement as he gets closer to home.

3.        “Thunder Shower” (NT$5.00): The big raindrops of the thundershower echo the name of the song. The pink lotus blossoms in the pond and the fireflies and anthropomorphic fish in the rain add layers of interest to the turquoise water.

4. “Kingdom of Dolls” (NT$5.00): The stamp features the king and his soldier leaving their palace on horseback. The distant castle is in reference to the name of the song. The king and the soldier, on the one hand, and the castle, on the other—one in the front and one in the back, one large and one small—create a sense of rhythm for the entire composition.


(1) First Day Cover to be sold at NT$2.00 apiece.

(2) Folder especially prepared for the stamps to be sold at NT$5.00 apiece.

(3) Folder with crystal mount for better protection of the stamps to be sold at NT$5.00 apiece.

(4) Loose-leaf stamp album page with plastic cover to be sold at NT$8.00 apiece.

(5) Pre-cancelled First Day Cover affixed with one NT$5.00-denominated stamp to be sold at NT$7.00 apiece.

(6) Pre-cancelled First Day Cover affixed with a complete set of stamps to be sold at NT$22.00 apiece.


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