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Taipei 2005 - 18th Asian International Stamp Exhibition

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Between 19 and 24 August 2005, the Taipei World Trade Centre hosted the 18th Asian International Stamp Exhibition.

Issue information

The exhibition coincided with the 109th anniversary of Chunghwa Post and was the first time the organisation had hosted such an event since it became a state-run company in 2003. 2005 also marked the 10th anniversary of the Chinese Taipei Philatelic Federation.

The exhibition featured more than 1,500 frames of exhibits and 150 sales booths, and was attended by stamp collectors, stamp dealers and postal administration representatives from around the world. It was an excellent opportunity for stamp collectors to appreciate, learn about and be inspired by the world of international philately.

New Zealand Post celebrated this event with an exhibition miniature sheet and souvenir cover.

Product Listing for Taipei 2005 - 18th Asian International Stamp Exhibition

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Image Title Description Price
Miniature Sheet Mint, used or cancelled miniature sheet. $3.00
Souvenir Cover First day cover with miniature sheet affixed. Cancelled on the first day of issue. $3.50

Technical information

Date of issue: 18 August 2005
Miniature sheet designed by: Stamps Business, New Zealand Post
Exhibition souvenir cover designed by: Communication Arts, Wellington
Cost of miniature sheet: $3.00
Cost of souvenir cover: $3.50
Printer and process: Southern Colour Print, Dunedin 
Number of colours: Four process colours
Miniature sheet size: 110mm x 90mm
Paper type: 104gsm Tullis Russell red phosphor stamp paper
Number of stamps per miniature sheet: Two
Period of sale: These stamps remained on sale until 17 August 2006.