Worldwide Illustrated Stamp Identifier - Chinese Characters

The purpose of the Worldwide Illustrated Stamp Identifier is to provide a visual tool to assist in identifying the country of origin of particularly challenging stamps. On this page are stamps inscribed using Chinese characters. Chinese characters are among the most widely adopted writing systems in the world, used in the writing of Chinese, Japanese (kanji), Korean (hanja), and were historically adapted to other Asian languages.

Stamps With Chinese Inscriptions


Post Office Anniversary

Sun Yat-sen

Victory Over Japan

Tawain(ROC) - Sports

Tawain(ROC) - Rancher and Cow

Postage Due

Northeastern Provinces

PRC - Communist Party Building

Northeast Liberated Area

Central China Liberated Area

Korea - Democratic People's Republic

Game Preservation - Sika Deer

Amphibians - North American Bull Frog


Pagoda at Liaoyang

State Council Building

See Also

The Worldwide Illustrated Identifier Start Page

Stamps with Cyrillic Writing

Stamps with Asian Scripts

Stamps with Arabic Scripts

Stamps Using Greek, Hebrew and Other Writing Systems

Stamps with No Country Name Inscription

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