Aug 30, 2010

Chinese Folklore-The Cowherd and the Weaving Maid FDC from CHINA

FDC Name:Chinese Folklore-The Cowherd and the Weaving Maid.
Issue Date:16th AUG'2010.
On August 16, 2010, China National Philatelic Corporation issued a set of two first-day covers carrying a set of four Special Stamps, "Chinese Folklore-The Cowherd and the Weaving Maid", with a total face value of 4.80yuan. The names of the stamps are "Dress-Linked Affection" , "Happy Lovers" , "Carrying Children to Chase Wife" and "Heavenly Reunion".
The 4v details as follows
Dress-Linked Affection-1.20yuan             
Happy Lovers-1.20yuan                  
Carrying Children to Chase Wife-1.20yuan        
Heavenly Reunion-1.20yuan
Technical Details:
Serial number: 2010-20
Values in set: 4
Denomination: 4.80 yuan
Date of issue: August 16, 2010
Size of stamp: 30 * 40 mm
Perforation: 13.5
Sheet composition: 20
Size of sheet: 150 * 240 mm
Serial number of booklet: (41) 2010
Size of booklet: 105 * 100 mm
Selling price of booklet: 8.00 yuan
Designer of stamp: Li Xin
Editor in Charge: Tong Liying
Printing process: engraving and offset
Printer: Beijing Postage Stamp Printing House
Remark:These stamps are different from the usual Chinese design issued in the past.From the last issue they were issuing different color combination and design.Thanks Fan for the nice FDC sent to me by registered post on the issue date.There is two different cachet cancellation with Issue date franking on the FDC.

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