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2002-23, Scott 3240 The Story of Dong Yong and the Seventh Immortal Maiden
Dong Yong's Filial Love Moving Immortals
Dong Yong's Filial Love Moving Immortals
SN: (5-1)
Title: Dong Yong's Filial Love Moving Immortals
Values: 80 fen
Size: 30*40 mm
Type: T(Mint)
The Seventh Immortal Maiden Marrying Dong Yong
The Seventh Immortal Maiden Marrying Dong Yong
SN: (5-2)
Title: The Seventh Immortal Maiden Marrying Dong Yong
Values: 80 fen
Size: 30*40 mm
Type: T(Mint)
The Seventh Immortal Maiden Weaving Brocade to Buy Dong's Freedom
The Seventh Immortal Maiden Weaving Brocade to Buy Dong's Freedom
SN: (5-3)
Title: The Seventh Immortal Maiden Weaving Brocade to Buy Dong's Freedom
Values: 80 fen
Size: 30*40 mm
Type: T(Mint)
Dong Yong Coming Back Home
Dong Yong Coming Back Home
SN: (5-4)
Title: Dong Yong Coming Back Home
Values: 80 fen
Size: 30*40 mm
Type: T(Mint)
Everlasting Love
Everlasting Love
SN: (5-5)
Title: Everlasting Love
Values: 200 fen
Size: 30*40 mm
Type: T(Mint)
Technical details:

Scott No: 3240
Serial number: 2002-23
Values in set: 5 (se-tenant)
Denomination: 5.20 yuan
Date of issue: 26th Oct. 2002
Designer: Yu Hongli
Size of stamps: 30*40 mm
Perforation: 13*13.5
Sheet composition: 20
Printing process: gravure
Printer: Beijing Postage Stamp Printing House


Background

The Story of Dong Yong and the seventh immortal maiden can be traced back to a stone relief of the Han Dynasty depicting Dong Yong's filial conducts. In the past 2,000 years, the story has been continuously enriched, and there have appeared many versions. The most representative version is a Huangmei Opera "Love of an Immortal Maiden". As the story goes, Dong Yong sold himself to be a slave in order to get enough money to bury his dead father. The seventh daughter of Jade Emperor in the Heaven, moved by his filial piety, descended to the earth and married him. She worked hard to buy Dong's freedom. As they started to enjoy the happy life, Jade Emperor ordered his daughter to return to the Heaven. To protect Dong, the seventh immortal maiden had to part with her husband. This sad, moving love tragedy has long been known to all Chinese people. To them, the honest, simple-hearted, industrious Dong Yong and the beautiful, kind-hearted, sincere Seventh Immortal Maiden symbolize conjugal love.
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