ATM Stamps of Hong Kong – Lunar Years

ATM Stamps of Hong Kong – Chinese Lunar Years

Hong Kong started issuing ATM stamps as Annual series celebrating the New Year according to Chinese Lunar Calendar with pictures of 12 animals representing these years. The Fixed impressions and gummed paper were renewed every year. The rolls of paper were manufactured in Australia by Leigh- Mardon printers. The designs are by Michael Tucker and feature natural colour backgrounds related to the theme of the issue.

The First stamp was issued on 30 Dec 1986. Two such ATM stamps used on a cover from Hong Kong to India are listed below.

Design no 5 – Year Of Horse    Date of issue – 21 Feb 1990.

Design no 6 – Year Of Goat      Date of issue – 21 Feb 1991.

HK CVR ATM STAMPS LUNAR YEAR
HK CVR ATM STAMPS 1991 -CHINESE LUNAR YEAR
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Lunar New Year – Year of Sheep – Bhutan MS 2009.

Lunar New Year – Year of Sheep – Bhutan MS 2009.

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet containing twelve stamps of 10 Nu each on 19 Feb 2015 to Commemorate The Lunar New Year- Year of Sheep. It also is Wood Female Sheep Year. All the Lunar Years were represented by a stamp.

BHUTAN MS YR OF SHEEP
BHUTAN MS 2015- YEAR OF SHEEP