Dragon is regarded as auspicious creature in traditional Chinese culture. Dragon represents great power and commanding great respect and therefore people born in the Year of Dragon is believed to be smart, courageous and confident. Hong Kong Post releases a series of Lunar New Year special stamps to celebrate the year of Dragon in 2012. This series of stamps contains four stamps depict the Dragon in different forms. Hong Kong Post also releases a miniature stamp sheet with gold foiled auspicious dragon and its first-ever silk stamp sheetlet with auspicious dragon in vibrant colours.
|Year of the Dragon FDC released by Hong Kong Post in 2012|
|Year of the Dragon miniature sheetlet FDC released by Hong Kong Post in 2012|
|Year of the Dragon silk stamp sheetlet released by Hong Kong Post in 2012|
|Certificate of authenticity for the "Year of Dragon" silk stamp sheetlet issued by Cartor Security Printing, France|