Friday, January 15, 2010

China - Dog Issued - Recess Printing

China still often printing it stamps using recess method and combined with Photogravure method to create recess with multi-color effects in stamps.

Recess printing is done from engraved plates. The printing is finely detailed with crisp lines, and the ink is slightly raised from the surface of the paper.

For Photogravure, it is an intaglio printmaking process in which photographic images are printed using forms of mechanised etching of plates.

This stamps issued in year 2006 with 4 stamps of 80c. Printed by Beijing Stamp Printer.

Click the stamp to see the fine engraved line texture.

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