Code: 851

Toxotes mcrolepis

Angulla bicolor pacifica

Megalops Cyprinoides

Cosmo cheilus marmandi

Chitala ornata

Probarbus fullieni

     The Department General of Posts and Telecommunications (DGPT) issues a special stamp set entitled "Fresh water fish needs protection", introducing a number of fresh water fish species which live in rivers, springs, lakes and ponds of Vietnam and are on the verge of extinction. The issuance of the stamp set is an alarm bell that wakes the consciousness of people, requiring them to protect the water resources of Vietnam, tuning in line with the global trend of environment protection.

Model 1: Toxotes mcrolepis fish with a face value of VND400

Model 2: Cosmo cheilus marmandi fish with a face value of VND800

Model 3: Angulla bicolor pacifica fish with a face value of VND2,000

Model 4: Chitala ornata fish with a face value of VND3,000

Model 5: Megalops Cyprinoides fish with a face value of VND7,000

Model 6: Probarbus fullieni fish with a face value of VND8,000

Date of issuance: January 18, 2001
Designer: Mr. Do Lenh Tuan (COTEVINA)
Stamp size: 46 x 31 (mm)
Perforation: 13
Sheet composition: 25 stamps
FDC (2 envelope) size : 170 x 110 (mm)
Printer: Postal Stamp Printing Enterprise (Ho Chi Minh City)
Printing process: offset
Color: multi-colored
Paper: paper (both gummed and ungummed)

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