International Committee of the Red Cross

Complete Set of 4 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the 150th Anniversary of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) :

1. Protection by Red Cross [Hongkong Stamp 2013]2. Assistance by Red Cross [Hongkong Stamp 2013]3. Prevention by Red Cross [Hongkong Stamp 2013]4. Cooperation by Red Cross [Hongkong Stamp 2013]Issued by Hong Kong

Issued on Feb 28, 2013

Issued for : Established in 1863, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance. To mark the 150th anniversary of the ICRC, Hongkong Post issues a set of commemorative stamps to commend the ICRC for its humanitarian contributions. Perforations in the shape of a cross are used for the first time to highlight the emblem of the ICRC.

Designs :
$1.40 Protection
$2.40 Assistance$3.00 Prevention and $5.00 Cooperation.

Designed by : MOU Puikay, LEUNG Pakkeung

Type : Stamps, Mint condition

Watermark : No

Colour : Multicolour

Denomination : 1.40, 2.40, 3 & 5 Dollar

Stamp Size : 3.50 x 3.50 cms.

Perforation : 13.75 (one cross-shaped perforation on each vertical)

Paper : Paper with security fibres

Stamp Layout : Pane of 25 stamps

Printer : Cartor Security PrintingFrance

Printing Process : Lithography

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