China (Peoples Republic) 2003 Scenery of Gulangyu Island

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 2nd May 2003
  • three values and a miniature sheet
  • Designed by: Yang Wenqing
  • Printed by: Beijing Postage Stamp Printing House
  • Print process: photogravure
  • stamp format height 30mm x width 50mm (strip, width 150mm). Miniature sheet height 80mm x width 180mm
  • Perforations: 11.75 x 12

Gulangyu Island (Fujian Province)

Issue serial No 2003-8 (1 to 3)
80f ~ the Eight Diagram Building
80f ~ Sunlight Rock, on Dragon Head
2Y ~ Shuzhuang Park
Miniature sheet: contains the three designs. Sold at 5.40Y (50% premium over face value)

Sheet stamps, sheets of 24 (eight strips of three)

  • borders are plain white
se-tenant strip


  • of 9 stamps (three strips of three), coloured borders
sheetlet of nine stamps

Miniature sheet

  • border depicts sea waves with leaping dolphins, and a piano
miniature sheet


  • text from Philatelic Bulletin, explains significance of the piano shown in sheet borders