23 October 2012

Chinese Mourning Postmark for King Father Sihanouk

HM King Father Norodom Sihanouk passed away at Beijing Hospital in Beijing, capital of PR China on 15th October morning.   It is mourned by the Nanjing postal authority of China Post with a commemorative postmark available for public stamping at a small fee.

The postmark is rectangular with a stylized portrait of His Majesty.  The Chinese script says "King Father Norodom Sihanouk of Kingdom of Cambodia, great friend of Chinese people, died of illness on 15th October in Beijing".