Issued by Item code
Hong Kong HK19980211 FRA
Issue No. of stamps in issue Catstamps in issue
1998 Year of the Tiger 1 design 1 design
Item type Issue date Face value
Franking label 11 Feb 1998 0.10 - 5.00
in 0.10 incr.
Sheet size Colours Perforation Design/motive
Single labels cut from rolls of paper
Purple print on yellow/white paper
Stylized tiger around the face value
Catalogue numbers
Item size Scott SG Michel YT
Print run Paper Printing
Coated with a fluorizing security band.
Other catstamps in issue Related items Categories
HK19980211 FDC FRA
HK19980104 ST 1_30 1
HK19980104 ST 1_30 2
HK19980104 ST 2_50
HK19980104 ST 3_10 2
HK19980104 ST 3_10 1
HK19980104 ST 5D
HK19980104 BK
HK19980104 FDC BK
HK19980104 FDC MS
HK19980104 FDC ST
HK19980104 MS
HK19980104 PSE
Wild Cats
Year of the Tiger (Lunar Zodiac)
Stylized and Cartoon Tigers
Franking labels

The labels were sold from at least two different vending machines, identifiable by the number at the tiger's foot. The machine at Hong Kong GPO issued labels numbered 01 and the Machine at Tsim Sha Tsui Street PO in Kowloon issued labels numbered 02.

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Update history
18 Nov 2006 Geir Arveng
24 Oct 2006 Geir Arveng
23 Oct 2006 Geir Arveng