Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Splendid Peonies - Most Stamps in One Series

In case you missed it...On April 10, 2010, in Luoyang City, China, a new Guinness World Records™ record was set for the most stamps in one series.  Capturing the title was the Splendid Peonies series which is comprised of 1,000 stamps.

According to the Guinness World Records website, "The stamps in the series entitled Splendid Peonies were released officially from 2006 to 2010. The stamps were released for the annual peony festivals held in Luoyang, which is famous for its peony in the world. Starting from 2006, 200 different stamps were released consecutively each year. The stamps feature the beautiful peonies, with 1000 varieties."

Shown above, a miniature sheet from the series.

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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM