Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The 21st HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair


The 21st HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair was held from 21 to 27 Jul 2010 in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. This annual event is an epitome of the outstanding achievements of the publishing industry in Asia.

Above souvenir cover was jointly issued by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and The Commercial Press (HK) Ltd as a memento of this occasion.

A limited quantity of 2,500 pieces of souvenir cover were issued. No special stamp was issued for this event. The stamp affixed on the souvenir cover is from the Characteristic Streets in Hong Kong stamp series. The stamp design above portrays Pottinger Street (呠典乍街), a street in Central, Hong Kong.

TECHNICAL DETAILS - SOUVENIR COVER

Date of Issue : 21 Jul 2010
Postmark : Hong Kong
Quantity : Limited 2,500 pieces

TECHNICAL DETAILS - STAMP

Date of Issue : 24 Jun 2010
Denomination : HK$1.40
Stamp Size : 35mm x 35mm
Paper : Paper with Security Fibres
Printing Process : Lithography

A LIL' NOTE

Got this as a souvenir from a friend who has flown all the way to Hong Kong just to attend the book fair. Such a book lover :)

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