Friday, February 10, 2012

2012 China - Year of the Dragon




















Technical details:
Scott No: -
Serial number: 2012-1
Values in set: 1
Date of issue: January 5, 2011
Denomination: 120 fen
Designer: Chen Shaohua
Size of stamps: 36 * 36 mm
Perforation: 13
Sheet composition:
20 for Sheet I;
6 for Sheet II
Size of sheet:
170 * 210 mm for Sheet I;
128 * 180 mm for Sheet II
Printing process: Photogravure
Printing House: Beijing Postage Stamp Printing Works

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

2011 China - Year of the Rabbit


Title: Xin Mao Year ( Year of Rabbit)



Technical details:
Scott No: -
Serial number: 2011-1
Values in set: 1
Date of issue: January 5, 2011
Denomination: 120 fen
Designer: Wu Guanying
Size of stamps: 36 * 36 mm
Perforation: 13
Sheet composition:
20 for Sheet I;
6 for Sheet II
Size of sheet:
180 * 210 mm for Sheet I;
128 * 180 mm for Sheet II
Printing process: Photogravure
Printing House: Beijing Postage Stamp Printing Works

Friday, August 13, 2010

2010 China - Year of the Tiger



Technical details:
Scott No: -
Serial number: 2010-1
Values in set: 1
Date of issue: January 5, 2010
Denomination: 120 fen
Designer: Ma Gang
Size of stamps: 36 * 36 mm
Perforation: 13
Sheet composition:
20 for Sheet I;
6 for Sheet II
Size of sheet:
170 * 210 mm for Sheet I;
128 * 180 mm for Sheet II
Printing process: Photogravure
Printing House: Beijing Postage Stamp Printing Works

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

1970 Hong Kong - Year of the Dog

1973 Hong Kong - Year of the Ox

1972 Hong Kong - Year of the Rat



As you can see this is a very old stamp collection, the set also comes with another stamp with face value of $1.30, similar design in different color.

1971 Hong Kong - Year of the Pig


Another one from my collection, but one of the corner has been cut off somehow.
The full set also consist of another stamp with face value of $1.3o, same picture in different color.

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

1975 Hong Kong - Year of the Rabbit



Found this in my old collections. The set should consist of 2 stamps, one with value of 10 cents as above, and the other one with value of #1.30 and has picture of a pair of rabbits.

Saturday, August 23, 2008

2008 China - Year of the Rat



Serial number: 2008-1
Values in set: 1
Date of issue: January 5, 2008
Denomination: 120 fen
Designer: Yu Ping , Ren Ping
Size of stamps: 36 * 36 mm
Perforation: 13
Sheet composition:
20 for Sheet I;
6 for Sheet II
Printing process: Photogravure
Printing House: Beijing Postage Stamp Printing Works

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

1991 China - Year of the Goat


2001 Canada - Year of the Snake


This stamp is issued in celebration of lunar new year in 2001, for the year of the snake, and it has a rather unique shape.

Friday, February 8, 2008

2001 China - Year of the Snake


Scott No: 3083-4
Serial number: 2001-2
Values in set: 2
Denomination: 3.60 yuan
Date of issue: 5 January 2001
Designer: Hu Zhenyuan
Engraver: Hu Zhenyuan
Size: 26*31 mm
Perforation: 12
Sheet composition: 32
Printing process: engraving-gravure
Printer: Beijing Postage Stamp Printing House

Saturday, December 8, 2007

1995 Thailand - Songkran Day




Date of issue: 13 April, 1995

This stamp is issued to commemorate Songkran Day 1995 (Thai New Year's Day in the past).

The design illustrates a woman riding on the pig's back encircled by 12 zodiac signs. The year 1995 is the year of the pig, the symbol of the 12th cyclical year.

1986 China - Year of the Tiger

Recently acquired the cover with the Chinese Lunar New Year stamp for year of Tiger in 1986. Although the cover is not the first day cover, but I find that this is an interesting cover.



Saturday, September 29, 2007

2000 Malaysia - Year of Dragon



Recently acquired the above miniature sheets which was issued for Chinese New Year in year 2000, for the year of dragon.
Malaysia do not issue Chinese New Year stamps regularly somehow.
Date of issue: 6th January 2000

1989 China - Year of Snake


Scott No: 2193
Serial number: T133
Values in set: 1
Date of issue: January 5, 1989
Denomination: 8 fen
Designers: Lu Shengzhong
Engraver: Hu Zhenyuan
Size of stamps: 26*31mm
Perforation: 11.5
Sheet composition: 80(10*8)
Printing process: Engraving and photogravure
Printing House: Beijing Postage Stamp Printing Works

Sunday, September 23, 2007

2006 China - Year of Dog


Scott No: -
Serial number: 2006-1
Values in set: 1
Date of issue: January 5, 2006
Denomination: 80 fen
Designer: Lv Shengzhong
Size of stamps: 36*36 mm
Perforation: 13
Sheet composition: 20 for Sheet I; 6 for Sheet II
Printing process: Photogravure
Printing House: Beijing Postage Stamp Printing Works

2005 China - Year of the Rooster


Scott No: -
Serial number: 2005-1
Values in set: 1
Denomination: 80 fen
Date of issue: January 5, 2005
Designer: Lui Shengzhong
Size of stamps: 36*36 mm
Perforation: 13Sheet
composition: 24 for Sheet I; 6 for Sheet II
Printing process: Photogravure
Printer: Beijing Postage Stamp Printing House

Saturday, September 22, 2007

1998 China - Year of the Tiger


Scott No: 2827-28
Serial number: 1998-1
Values in set: 2
Date of issue: January 5, 1998
Designers: Wang Huming ; Ma Gang
Size: 26*31mm Perforation: 11.5
Sheet composition: 32
Printing process: gravure-engraving combined

1993 China - Year of Rooster


Scott No: 2429-30
Serial number: 1993-1
Values in set: 2
Date of issue: January 5, 1993
Designers: Cai Lanying
Engravers: Hu Zhenyuan
Size: 26*31mm Perforation: 11.5
Sheet composition: 32
Printing process: gravure-engraving combined

2002 China - Year of the Horse


Scott No: 3161-2
Serial number:2002-1
Values in set: 2
Denomination: 3.60 yuan
Date of issue:5th January 2002
Designer: Wang Huming
Size of stamps: 26*31 mm
Perforation:12
Sheet composition: 32 for Sheet I, 9 for Sheet II
Printing process: engraving-gravure
Printer: Beijing Postage Stamp Printing House

1999 China - Year of the Rabbit


Scott No: 2932-33
Serial number: 1999-1
Values in set: 2
Date of issue: January 5, 1999
Designers: Wang Huming; Hu Zhenyuan;Yang Wenqing
Size: 26*31mm Perforation: 11.5
Sheet composition: 32
Printing process: gravure-engraving combined

1992 China - Year of the Monkey


Scott No: 2378-79
Serial number: 1992-1
Values in set: 2
Date of issue: January 25, 1992
Designers: Cao Hongnian; Xu Yanbo
Engravers: Hu Zhenyuan
Size: 26*31mm
Perforation: 11.5
Sheet composition: 32
Printing process: gravure-engraving combined

Saturday, August 25, 2007

1987 China - Year of the Rabbit

Scott No: 2074
Serial number: T112
Values in set: 1
Date of issue: January 5, 1987
Denomination: 8 fen
Designers: Li Fangfang
Engraver: Sun Hongnian
Size of stamps: 26*31mm
Perforation: 11.5
Sheet composition: 80(10*8)
Printing process: Engraving and photogravure
Printing House: Beijing Postage Stamp Printing Works

Sunday, August 19, 2007

2003 China - Year of the Goat


Technical details:
Scott No: 3253-54
Serial number: 2003-1
Values in set: 2
Denomination: 2.80 yuan
Date of issue: 5th Jan. 2003
Designer: Wang Huming
Size of stamps: 26*31 mm
Perforation: 11.5 Sheet
composition: 32
Printing process: Photogravure-engraving
Printer: Beijing Postage Stamp Printing House

Friday, July 27, 2007

1994 China - Year of the Dog

Scott No: 2481-82
Serial number: 1994-1
Values in set: 2
Date of issue: January 5, 1994
Designers: Wu Jiankun; Yang Wenqing
Engravers: Hu Zhenyuan
Size: 26*31mm
Perforation: 11.5
Sheet composition: 32
Printing process: gravure-engraving combined

Sunday, July 22, 2007

1988 China - Year of Dragon

Scott No: 2131
Serial number: T124
Values in set: 1
Date of issue: January 5, 1988
Denomination: 8 fen
Designers: Zu Tianli
Engraver: Qun Feng
Size of stamps: 26*31mm
Perforation: 11.5
Sheet composition: 80(10*8)
Printing process: Engraving and photogravure
Printing House: Beijing Postage Stamp Printing Works

Sunday, June 17, 2007

2000 China - Year of Dragon

Scott No: 3000-01
Serial number: 2000-1
Values in set: 2
Date of issue: January 5, 2000
Designers: Huang Li; Guo Chenghui
Size: 26*31mm
Perforation: 11.5
Sheet composition: 32
Printing process: gravure-engraving combined


Saturday, May 26, 2007

1996 China - Year of the Rat

Scott No: 2641-42
Serial number: 1996-1
Values in set: 2
Date of issue: January 5, 1996
Designers: Lu Zhengzhong
Size: 26*31mm
Perforation: 11.5
Sheet composition: 32
Printing process: gravure-engraving combined

1997 China - Year of the Ox

Scott No: 2747-48
Serial number: 1997-1
Values in set: 2
Date of issue: January 5, 1997
Designers: Hu zhenyuan
Size: 26*31mm
Perforation: 11.5
Sheet composition: 32
Printing process: gravure-engraving combined

Saturday, March 24, 2007

1995 China - Year of the Pig

Scott No: 2550-51
Serial number: 1995-1
Values in set: 2
Date of issue: January 5, 1995
Designers: Wu Jiankun; Yang Wenqing
Engravers: Hu Zhenyuan
Size: 26*31mm
Perforation: 11.5
Sheet composition: 32
Printing process: gravure-engraving combined

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

2004 China - Year of the Monkey (Jiashen Year)

Scott No: 3338
Serial number: 2004-1
Values in set: 1
Denomination: 80 fen
Date of issue: 5th January 2004
Designer: Chen Shaohua
Size of stamps: 36*36 mm

Friday, March 2, 2007

2007 China - Year of the Pig (Dinghai Year)

Country: China
Serial number: 2007-1
Values in set: 1
Date of issue: January 5th, 2007
Denomination: 120 fen
Designer: Cheng Shaohua
Size of stamps: 36 * 36 mm
Perforation: 13
Size of Sheet I: 180 * 210 mm
Sheet(I) composition: 20
Size of Sheet II: 128 * 180 mm
Sheet(II) composition: 6
Printing process: Photogravure
Printing House: Beijing Postage Stamp Printing Works