Issue Date:7th JAN'2011.
The Chinese Calender is based on five cycles of 12 years each,with each cycle tempered by one of the five Chinese elements-Metal,Wood,Water,Fire and earth.Each year features one of 12 animal signs and the year 2011 is that of the Metal Rabbit.
The year 2011 marks the reign of the Rabbit and the fourth animal in Zodiac series on Chinese calender.This kind,clever and elegant animal is depicted on this set of stamps.The Lunar New Year fro 2011 starts on 3rd FEB'2011.
Stamp Size- 40mm x 30mm, 35mm x 45.65 mm
Printing Process-Offset Lithography
Printers-Southern Colour Print(Stamps)
Designer-Leo Teck Chong
Remark:Thanks Terence for sending such beautiful year of Rabbit FDC.This is my 3rd Year of Rabbit FDC.I like the FDC design and colour.