Stamp Issue “110th Anniversary of Rotary International ”
13/02/2015 12:42


Rotary is founded in Chicago by attorney Paul P. Harris on 23rd February, 1905 as the world’s first volunteer service organization, and quickly expanded around the globe. To celebrate its 110th anniversary, Macao Post will issue the stamp theme “110th Anniversary of Rotary International” on 16th February, 2015. This issue includes one stamp and one souvenir sheet. The stamp design shows the portrait of Paul P. Harris, the signature project of The Rotary Foundation “End Polio Now” is the theme of the souvenir sheet. Rotary International is a spearheading partner in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, Rotary has been actively cooperating with international institutions, and immunizing more than two billion children in 122 countries.

The above issue will be available for sale at the Macao Post Headquarters, from 9:00a.m. to 5:30p.m., the “Rua do Campo” Post Office, from 9:00a.m. to 7:00p.m., the Maritime Ferry Terminal Post Office and the Airport Post Office, from 10:00a.m. to 7:00p.m., and the Communications Museum, from 9:30a.m. to 5:30p.m. The mail service for the relative philatelic products cancelled with the commemorative postmark will be available on the issue date at the above locations. The philatelic products are as follows:

Philatelic Products Selling Price Quantity
Stamp 5.50 patacas 250,000
Stamp Sheet 275.00 patacas  
Souvenir Sheet 12.00 patacas 250,000
First Day Cover with Stamp 10.50 patacas 4,000
First Day Cover with Souvenir Sheet 17.00 patacas 4,000
Information Brochure 6.50 patacas 6,000
Information Brochure with Stamp 12.00 patacas  
Information Brochure with Souvenir Sheet 18.50 patacas  

The stamp designer of this issue is Mr. Ao Kuan Kin, and the text of the information brochure is written by Rotary International District 3450 (Hong Kong, Macao, Mongolia and The People’s Republic of China – Guangdong Province).

This is the third issue in 2015. The previous issued stamps are “Lunar Year of the Goat” on 05/01/2015 and the label stamp “Lunar Year of the Goat” on 28/01/2015.


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