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1911 Revolution Centennial Anniversary Commemorative Stamps
1911 Revolution Centennial Anniversary Commemorative Stamps
| China Post |2012-03-13

 

The release ceremony of the special issue stamps commemorating the Centennial Anniversary of the Xinhai Revolution of 1911 took place on October 10 at the 1911 Revolution Museum in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province.

The special issue comprises a set of two commemorative stamps and a sheet of miniatures entitled respectively "Wuchang Uprising," "Overthrowing the Empire," and "Great Pioneer of China's Democratic Revolution Sun Yat-sen."

To coordinate the issue, China Post Group specially approved establishment of the "First Uprising Post Office" under Wuhan Post Bureau, China's first post office to be named after a historical incident. Wuhan Post Office also held a three-day philately exhibition of 180 stamps at the Commemorative Museum of the 1911 Revolution to celebrate the anniversary.

Hong Kong Post and Macau Post issued commemorative stamps and miniature sheets on the same day. China Post, Hong Kong Post and Macau Post also issued collectively a book of miniature sheet promissory notes which include the miniature sheets issued by the three post bureaus.

(Source: China Post News)

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