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UPDATED: 09:20, November 19, 2004
China issues first set of stamps of Chinese family names
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The picture dated Nov 18 shows a stamp with a totem design of the Chinese family name "Wang". On Nov 18, China issued its first set of stamps of the top 100 Chinese family names in Beijing. Based on the outcome of the 1982 census, the stamps include the 100 most frequently-used surnames in China. This set of special stamps features a red Chinese knot, which symbolizes unity and luck, in the center and a totem design of the surname.

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The picture dated Nov 18 shows a stamp with a totem design of the Chinese family name "Zhang". On Nov 18, China issued its first set of stamps of the top 100 Chinese family names in Beijing. Based on the outcome of the 1982 census, the stamps include the 100 most frequently-used surnames in China. This set of special stamps features a red Chinese knot, which symbolizes unity and luck, in the center and a totem design of the surname.

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The picture dated Nov 18 shows a stamp with a totem design of the Chinese family name "Li". On Nov 18, China issued its first set of stamps of the top 100 Chinese family names in Beijing. Based on the outcome of the 1982 census, the stamps include the 100 most frequently-used surnames in China. This set of special stamps features a red Chinese knot, which symbolizes unity and luck, in the center and a totem design of the surname.

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