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Special stamps issued for Chinese New Year

Time:2018-01-11   Source:chinadaily.com.cn


A collector shows the newly issued "New Year Greetings" stamp in Suzhou city, Jiangsu province, Jan 10, 2018. [Photo by Wang Jiankang/Asianewsphoto]

China Post issued a set of special stamps titled "New Year Greetings" on Wednesday, which is the fourth set of the series. The stamp has one piece in one set, and nominal value of 1.2 yuan (18 cents).

On the stamp, cartoon figures Huanhuan and Xixi in ethnic costumes are offering New Year greetings at a residence of Zhuang ethnic group, creating a happy and warm festival atmosphere.

The stamp is designed by Wu Guanying, a professor from the Academy of Arts & Design of Tsinghua University, and the title is written by well-known calligrapher Ouyang Zhongshi.


The newly issued "New Year Greetings" stamp. [Photo by Hao Qunying/Asianewsphoto]


Collectors purchase newly issued "New Year Greetings" stamps in a post office in Beijing, Jan 10, 2018.  [Photo by Chen Xiaogen/Asianewsphoto]


The newly issued set of "New Year Greetings" stamps. [Photo by Hao Qunying/Asianewsphoto]


A post office staff member shows the newly issued "New Year Greetings" stamps in front of a post office in Xinle city, Hebei province, Jan 10, 2018.  [Photo by Jia Minjie/Asianewsphoto]


The newly issued set of "New Year Greetings" stamps. [Photo by Wang Jiankang/Asianewsphoto]