New 2011 100th Anniversary of Republic of China Taiwan Stamp Set
80,000 Set Only~
Released on at 10 a.m. on October 10, 2011, this stamp sheet was released to celebrate the 100th years of Republic of China. It is released just on the same day of the independence of day of R.O.C., which is the double tenth (Oct. 10). Only 80,000 Set was released, and many collectors lined up over nights. The stamps are sold out within few hours.
1. Each of the four stamps depicts a major stage in the development of the ROC:
(1) The Founding of the Republic (NT$5): The stamp features the national flag and a portrait of the founding father Dr. Sun Yat-sen. In the background are a group of flying doves, symbols of peace, and lyrics to the national anthem. The stamp conveys Sun Yat-sen’s sacrifices and devotion to the revolution, which led to the establishment of the first republic in Asia.
(2) Agricultural and Economic Development (NT$5): Featuring a copy of the ROC constitution, the Presidential Office Building, and abundant agricultural produce, the stamp symbolizes agricultural development during the early days of the ROC in Taiwan.
(3) Transportation Infrastructure (NT$10): The stamp features Taoyuan International Airport’s newly renovated Terminal I building, a highway, an airplane, and a ship. These images demonstrate the country’s transportation infrastructure, economic development and trade growth, as well as its global vision.
(4) High Technology Development (NT$25): The foreground features a high-speed train and IC wafers. Fiber-optic cables, a parabolic dish for satellite or radar transmissions, and a globe with crisscrossing latitude and longitude lines can be seen in the background. The stamp conveys how this country is striving to raise its technological capabilities to be on a par with the most advanced nations of the world.
|Total Face Value ||NT$180 Dollars|
|Stamps Value Included||$25, $10, $10, $5|
|Amount Released||80,000 for public|