Postage Stamps Defined: The year of 2010 is also called the Year of Tiger in Chinese lunar calendar. Main figure of the first stamp titled Good Luck for the Year of Tiger is the clay-molded Tiger made by a folk handicraftsman from Fengxiang County, Shanxi Province, China.
Chinese Postage Stamps Online: Year of 2010, Year of Tiger in Chinese lunar calendar
In ancient China, the word Tiger was interchangeable with the word Sun, and both the words were closely bound up with each other culturally. At that time, Tiger and sun worship went all in one; there was a saying that the God of Tiger is the God of Sun.
Tiger has symbolized peace, luckiness, kindness, goodness, virtue, morality and courtesy. The word Tiger is concerned with kindness and virtue literally. Is this stamp beautiful? How do you like it?
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