China (Peoples Republic) 1989 Chinese New Year. Year of the Snake

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 5th January 1989
  • one value in sheets, and in a booklet pane, plus a pair of postal stationery postcards
  • Designed by: Lu Shengzhong
  • Printed by: Postage Stamp Printing House, Beijing
  • Print process: recess and photogravure
  • stamp format height 32mm x width 26mm (booklet pair height 52mm). Booklet pane height 62mm x width 240mm
  • Perforations: 11.5 x 11.5. Booklet stamps have one imperf edge

Chinese Lunar New Year. Year of the Snake[edit]


8f ~ snake (decorative, in Chinese style)

Sheet stamp[edit]

8f
pair of 8f from booklet


Stamp Booklet[edit]


booklet pane of 8f x 10 copies (6/4), six imperf at top, six imperf at base

booklet pane 8f x 10
booklet cover

Postcards with imprinted stamps[edit]

4f imprinted stamp
postcards showing pictorial reverses