|Stamp Title:||Bliss and Longevity|
|Value in Set：||1|
|Date of Issue:||2018-10-09|
|Designer:||Wu Shining, Fu Yebo|
|Size of Stamp:||36×36mm|
|Printer:||Beijing Stamp Printing House|
|Printing Process:||Heliographic printing|
China Post will issue a set of one Lunar New Year's Greeting Special Stamp, namely Bliss and Longevity, with a denomination of 1.2 yuan (0.1743 U.S. dollar) on October 9, 2018.
It will also issue a souvenir sheet which will be used exclusively for China Post's gift-giving promotion to celebrate the Lunar New Year 2019.
2019 is the Year of the Pig in the lunar calendar. Called black gold, the pig is a symbol of wealth and good fortune. This set of stamps features a lovely piglet, peonies, longevity peaches and clouds, all of which have an auspicious meaning and express good wishes for the New Year.
The bright red and yellow trim of the souvenir sheet highlights the festive atmosphere of the New Year. The peony, auspicious clouds, twining flowers, bats and the golden piglet are symbols of good luck and wealth in Chinese folklore.
The stamp was designed by Wu Shining and Fu Yebo, and was printed by the Beijing Stamp Printing House using a heliographic printing process.
Offer for sale: This set of stamps is available at designated postal outlets, the online philatelic shop of China Post (http://jiyou.11185.cn), China Philately mobile client and the China Philately Wechat Mall.