CHINA

Stamps inscribed 'China', 'Imperial Chinese Posts', 'Chinese Imperial Post', 'Chinese Empire', '(The )Republic of China' and/or '政邮國民華中' or '中国邮政'.

Note: Stamps from Taiwan are also marked 'Republic of China'.

1878 - 1910 Empire
1910 - 1949 Republic of China
1949 -> People's Republic of China

From 1878: 1 Tael = 10 Mace = 100 Candareens = 1000 Li
From 1889: 1 Yuan = 10 Jiao = 100 Fen = 1000 Wen (= 0.72 Tael)
From 1897: 1 Yuan = 10 Jiao = 100 Fen
From 1948: 1 [Gold] Yuan = 10 Jiao = 100 Fen (= 3 Million Old Yuan)
From 1949: 1 Renminbi Yuan = 10 Jiao = 100 Fen (= 100 000 Gold Yuan)
From 1955: 1 New Renminbi Yuan (CNY) = 10 Jiao = 100 Fen (= 10 000 Old RY)
Checklists > Countries > China Domestic Cats

Also see China Wild Cats

List status: Incomplete / Under Construction
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DOMESTIC CATS

Issue Item code Item type
Face value
Remarks SC

1978 Chinese Crafts

This set also includes a Lion toy

CN19780826 ST 0_10 Stamp 0.10 Unspecified Breed
Cat Embroidery
MI XXX
CN19780826 FDC 3_00 First Day Cover 3.00 Cloth Lion Toy
FDC with full set of stamps
1998 Postal Stationary CN1998000122 PC 0_40 Pre-stamped Postcard 0.40 White Longhair Kitten (among Christmas ornaments)
If you have further information about this issue, please let us know
2001 Postal Stationary

CN20011700PF0040102 PSE 0_80
Front
Back

Pre-stamped Envelope 0.80 Unspecified Breed (Kitten) (in cachet)
If you have further information on this PSE, please let us know

2009 Woodcut Printing from Zhangzhou

This set also includes a Lion

CN20090118 ST 1_20 4 Stamp 1.20 Unspecified breed
Cat Drawing
Cats in Literature
The Rats Marries away a Daughter
Ordinary paper
MI 4027x
  CN20090118 ST 1_20 8 Stamp 1.20 Unspecified breed
Cat Drawing
Cats in Literature
The Rats Marries away a Daughter
Silk-coated paper
MI 4027y
  CN20090118 MS 4_80 Miniature sheet 4.80
(4 x 1.20)
Unspecified breed
Cat Drawing
Woodcut Printing from Zhangzhou
Normal paper
4-stamp MS with
CN20090118 ST 1_20 1
and the 3 other stamps in set
MI B153
  CN20090118 MS 9_60 1 Sheetlet 9.60
(8 x 1.20)
Unspecified breed
Cat Drawing
Woodcut Printing from Zhangzhou
Normal paper
4-stamp MS with 2 x
CN20090118 ST 1_20 1
and the 2 x 3 other stamps in set
MI KB4024x-4027x
  CN20090118 MS 9_60 2 Sheetlet 9.60
(8 x 1.20)
Unspecified breed
Cat Drawing
Woodcut Printing from Zhangzhou
Silk-coated paper
4-stamp MS with 2 x
CN20090118 ST 1_20 1
and the 2 x 3 other stamps in set
MI KB4024y-4027y
2015 Chinese Writers CN20150404 ST 1_20 3 Stamp 1.20 Unspecified breed
Cat drawing
Portrait of Pu Songling (1640-1715)
MI 4663

Compiled by Geir Arveng with additional information by Marci Jarvis, TS Tan, Patrick Roberts, and Jeanie Lu.
Latest update: 22 August, 2016