May 9, 2012

China FDC on "Good Fortune, Wealth, Longevity and Happiness"

First Day Cover
Sobrescrito de 1.º Dia


Good Fortune, Wealth, Longevity and Happiness

Date of Issue : 27 April 2012

(Top FDC)
4-1 : Good Fortune
"Fu", the Chinese word for "good fortune" or "blessing", was coined to imply good luck and long life.

(2nd FDC)
4-2 : Wealth
"Lu", the Chinese word for "wealth", originally meant the reward received.

(3rd FDC)
4-3 : Longevity
"Shou", the Chinese word for "longevity", implies old age and prolonged life.

(4th FDC)
4-4 : Happiness
"Xi", the Chinese word for "happiness" or "joy", refers to delightful feelings or cheerful things.

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