Sunday, September 28, 2014

China Stamp Agency

This is a card (not a postcard) commemorating the opening of the China Stamp Agency in North America in 1981. The attached stamp is titled "Amphora with Apricot Blossom." It is one in a series of six Chinese Ceramics stamps issued April 15, 1981.

The China Stamp Agency in North America is now found at, along with stamp agencies for some other countries.

This stamp is the most colorful one in the series:

source: postbeeld

This is a post for Sunday Stamps at Viridian's Postcard Blog


  1. beautiful set, they seem quite intricate designs

  2. I like them all, but I can see why you singled out that one.

  3. I think the one you chose is the most interesting of the set.

    1. I think this is the only one used on a commemorative card.

  4. A very beautiful vase to feature on a card. Thank you for joining us this week.

  5. They have chosen the nicest of the set for the card. The various Chinese stamp agencies used to produce some interesting pieces of publicity back then which they don't seem to do today.


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