UNPA:Personalized Stamp Sheet on Year of Dragon

\"\"UNPA has issued a  personalized stamp sheet celebrating the “Year of the Dragon” on 23rd Jan 2012. This is the third year that UNPA has issued a Chinese lunar calendar sheet. The sheet is composed of ten $1.05 denominated stamps with the UN logo. The tab of the stamps features a zodiac symbol of a dragon. The background design on the sheet features the dragon illustrated by Mr. Huang Li (China).Mr. Huang Li was born in 1941 in Zhejiang Province. He graduated from the Oil Painting Department of Central Art Academy in 1965 and in the same year, he entered the postal department of China to work as a stamp designer. He designed many sets of stamps in China, including the Year of Dragon issue in 2000. In 1997, he was awarded as “Expert of Special Contribution” in China. In 2003, he retired. Now he is a famous painter.

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