The souvenir sheet has a bright color scheme with mountains and a route map in the background. Four different trains are featured. One of the two stamps features one train pulled by a No.31 steam engine passing through flowering cherry frees (NT$25); and the other, headed by a diesel engine, is coming out of the No.1 tunnel (NT$5). Elsewhere on the sheet there is a train on the No.13 Bridge over the Niuchou River and a train being pulled by the No.25 steam engine. The golden emblem on the upper left corner is the railway’s 100th anniversary seal.
|The First Day Cover|
The stamp designer for this issue was Tseng Kai-chih. The souvenir sheet was produced by the China Color Printing company, Ltd. The size of the sheet was 140 X 105 mm. The two stamps on the sheet have individual sizes of 40 X 30 mm and have a perforation of 12 1/2.
|Special Commemorative Booklet|
In addition to the stamp a first day cover was produced as well as a stamp folded. A special commemorative pictorial booklet containing the souvenir sheet, 6 postal cards showing views of the forest and a special silver foil sea. The booklet will sell for NT300 a copy.
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