Monday, November 1, 2010

CHINA – Cover from Jiangsu, China to Braga, Portugal

Registered cover with the 2008 round stamp of the ‘Celebrating the Opening of Olymplex souvenir sheet and the 2004 ‘Celery wormwood’ set of stamps and at the back two other stamps from the 1998 ‘The Nine-village Valley (Jiuzhaigou)’ and the 1994 ‘The Dunhuang Murals’ (5th series) stamp issues, posted on August, 29 2010.
(Special thanks to my friend Wang Yi from the blog Gone with Postcards)

(Olympic stamps of Greece 1896 and Olympic stamps of Portugal 1928)

Celebrating the Opening of Olymplex, the Olympic Expo Beijing 2008 Serial number: 2008-19
Values in set: 2 + 1
Date of issue: August 8th, 2008

Denomination: 240 fen
Designer: Ma Gang
Size of stamps: 30 * 40 mm

Perforation: 13.5 * 13
Sheet composition: 16
Printing process of stamps: Photogravure
Size of S/S Stamp: diameter 56mm (circle)
Size of S/S: 140 * 95 mm
Perforation of S/S: 11.5Printing process of S/S: OffsetPrinting House: Beijing
Postage Stamp Printing Works

(Special notes: a limited edition of the souvenir sheet made of silk was issued and a special attention to the reproduction of the 1928 Olympic Games Portuguese stamp that just circulated between 22 and 24 of May 1928!)

Celery wormwood Serial number: 2004-18
Values in set: 4
Denomination: 440 fen
Date of issue: September 19, 2004Designer: Zeng Xiaolian, Xu Yanbo
Size of stamp: 30*40mmPerforation: 13.5*13
Sheet composition:
12 for Sheet I;8 (4 sets) for Sheet II
Printing process: Gravure
Printer: Beijing Postage Stamp Printing House

Fangcao Lake, Wuhua Lake, Shuzheng Waterfall, Nuorilang Waterfalls and the Long Lake

The Nine-village Valley (Jiuzhaigou)

Serial number: 1998-6
Values in set: 4
Souvenir sheet: 1
Date of issue: March 26, 1998
Designers: Li Rongqing; Li Changqing; Zhang Yueju

Size of stamp: 50*38 mm
Size of S/S: 150*85 mmSize of S/S stamp: 93*52mm
Perforation: 12
Sheet composition: 32
Printing process: offset

The Dunhuang Murals (5th series)
Serial number: 1994-8
Values in set: 4
Date of issue: July 16 , 1994
Designers: Wu Jiankun; Ren yu
Size: 54*40mm
Perforation: 11
Sheet composition: 28
Printing process: gravure

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