People's Republic of China

C10 – Defend World Peace(2nd Series)

From November 16 to 22, 1950, the Second World Conference on Peace Defence was held in Warsaw, Poland. The conference was attended by 2,065 delegates from 81 countries. The General Assembly adopted 10 documents including the Declaration of the People of the World and the Letter to the United Nations, demanding the reduction of armaments, the cessation of the Korean War, the ban on atomic weapons, and the establishment of the “World Peace Council” for regular activities. To congratulate the convening of the conference, express the Chinese people’s longing for peace, and the indignation of the US imperialist aggression against North Korea’s criminal acts, the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications issued this set of “Defend World Peace” (second group) commemorative stamps. The ticket type is triangular, and the picture shows the dove of peace painted by Picasso. The lower corners of the pattern have olive leaves that symbolize peace. And reprinted on January 10, 1955.

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Basic information

RELEASE DATEAugust 15, 1951PPINTING PROCESSEngraving
SIZE24.5mm×42.5mmNUMBER OF PAGE PIECES60(10×6)
PerforationOriginal : P12.5
Reprint : P14
SET NUMBER OF PIECES3
CURRENT PRICEAbout $100

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Collection suggestion

Defend World Peace(2nd Series) is China’s first special-shaped stamp, which is of great significance. In that turbulent era, the Defend World Peace(2nd Series) are a good expression of the cherished peace of the country and are currently defended. The collection price of the Defend World Peace(2nd Series) is about 300 yuan. With the changes in the world pattern, countries have developed together, the song of peace will continue, and the theme of the Defend World Peace(2nd Series) stamps will also be protected. It will be more vivid.

More information

NUMBERFACE VALUENAMECIRCULATION
(60)¥400Peace pigeon1.83 million pieces
(61)¥800Peace pigeon4.5 million pieces
(62)¥1000Peace pigeon1.65 million pieces

(60)

(61)

c10-62

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Republished January 10, 1955.

c10-r

NUMBERFACE VALUENAMECIRCULATION
(60r)¥400Peace pigeonUnknown
(61r)¥800Peace pigeonUnknown
(62r)¥1000Peace pigeonUnknown

(60r)

(61r)

c10-62r

(62r)

The original and reprint are distinguished mainly by the lantern’s floral insinuate.

Original VS Reprint

c10-diff-2Original VS Reprint

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Engaged in China stamp business for 5 years, the historical development of Chinese stamps, plate-making technology, authenticity identification and other rich experience, welcome to exchange and learn from each other.

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