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.
|RELEASE DATE||August 15, 1951||PPINTING PROCESS||Engraving|
|SIZE||24.5mm×42.5mm||NUMBER OF PAGE PIECES||60(10×6)|
|Perforation||Original : P12.5|
Reprint : P14
|SET NUMBER OF PIECES||3|
|CURRENT PRICE||About $100|
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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.
|(60)||￥400||Peace pigeon||1.83 million pieces|
|(61)||￥800||Peace pigeon||4.5 million pieces|
|(62)||￥1000||Peace pigeon||1.65 million pieces|
Republished January 10, 1955.
The original and reprint are distinguished mainly by the lantern’s floral insinuate.
Original VS Reprint
Original VS Reprint