This cover features 4 cat breeds that are popular in China.
The image below doesn’t really do the stamps justice; they are printed with a special ink or process that gives the cats a silky sheen.
The 2 stamps on the left are definitives, I think.
Country: People’s Republic of China
Date of Cover: 7th September 2013
Date of Issue: 2013 (possibly August)
I am not a cat expert, and I am having trouble finding information about this issue. However, I found some clues at the World Stamp News web site.
From left to right, possibly
- Chinese Li Hua cat
- Maine Coon cat
- Abyssinian cat
- Tiger cat
Thanks to Douglas for this cover.