PHILATELIC WORLDWIDE CELEBRATION OF CHINESE YEAR OF THE TIGER
2022 is the year of The Tiger starting from Feb.1, 2022 (Chinese Lunar Near Year) and lasting to Jan. 21, 2023. People born in the Tiger years meet their Ben Ming Nian (zodiac year of birth) and conflict with Tai Sui in 2022. Years of the Tiger include 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022, 2034 Ranking as the third animal in the Chinese zodiac, Tigers are the symbol of brave. People born in the year of the Tiger are friendly, brave, competitive, charming and endowed with good luck and authority. With indomitable fortitude and great confidence, the tiger people can be competent leaders. On the other side, they are likely to be impetuous, irritable, overindulged and love to boast to others.
Countries issuing stamps not only include the United States and China, but Hungary, Jersey, Guernsey, Christmas Islands, France.
Stamps feature innovative designs with silver and gold foil highlights (e.g. Christmas Islands). The stamp depict not only the Chinese zodiac symbols for the New Year, but scenes of traditional celebrations, tigers photographed and pictured in wild, and foods and symbols associated with the holiday.
Make sure to search on our home page for "Year of the Tiger" to view the latest listed issues for the Chinese New Year. Adding these stamps will add style, creative designs, and variety to your collection.
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