Reunification of China

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China 2437

     The design of the stamp issued by the Republic of China (Taiwan) in 1984 includes the flag of the Republic, a white plum blossom with an outline map of China including both Taiwan and the mainland and a blue scroll with Chinese characters. The catalog identifies the occasion for the stamps as “Grand alliance for China’s Reunification under the Three Principles of the People Convention, October 16-17, 1984.”
     The Three Principles of the People, San Min Chu I, are nationalism, democracy and social well-being were declared by Dr. Sun Yat Sen, the first president of China, and are also the name of the unofficial anthem of the Republic of China.

SCN 2437