Chinese New Year – Year of the Ox – 6 Stamps


Designer: Marcel van Duijneveldt
Face Value of Stamps: Cat.1, Cat. 2, 70c, 334c, 478c, 746c
Size of Stamps: 2x (40 mm x 30 mm), 4x (30 mm x 40 mm)
Perforation: 14 x 131/4
Stamp paper: Synthetic
Printing: Offset
Color: CMYK
Printer: Cartor Security Printing, Meaucé, France


2021 is a year of the Metal Ox.
February 12, 2021 – January 31, 2022

The recent zodiac years of Ox sign are: 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021, 2033…
The zodiac sign Ox occupies the second position in the Chinese Zodiac. The 12 zodiac animals are, in order: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig.

People born in the year of the Ox are known for their honest nature, also for diligence, dependability, strength and determination. These reflect their traditional conservative characteristics.
Their patience and desire to make progress are the reason they can achieve their goals.
Others do not easily influence them in their environment. They persist in doing things according to their ideals and capabilities.
Before taking any action, they will have a definite plan with detailed steps, to which they apply their strong faith and physical strength. As a result, people of the Ox zodiac sign often enjoy great successes.
Communication skills is a weakness for them, they are not good at communicating with others, and even think it is not worthwhile to exchange ideas with others. They are stubborn and stick to their own ways.

Lucky colors: White, Yellow, green
Unlucky color: Blue

Single stamps
Cat 1 stamp
Cat 2 stamp
70 cents stamp
334 cents stamp
478 cents stamp
746 cents stamp