Stamp Issue “25 Years of AICEP”
24/04/2015 15:36


In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the International Association of Portuguese-Speaking Communications (AICEP), nine postal administrations of the Portuguese-speaking Countries and Territories are jointly issued a common stamp theme “25 Years of AICEP” on 27th April, 2015. The participating postal administrations and territories are: Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Macao, Mozambique, Portugal, Sao Tome and Principe, and East Timor. This issue includes one stamp, the design shows the emblem of AICEP.

Established in 1990, the AICEP is a non-governmental, non-profit international, scientific and technical association, whose object is to promote closer relations between its Members, so as to contribute to the harmonization, development and modernization of communications, as well as supporting projects and programmes, in Portuguese-Speaking Countries. The Annual General Assembly and the 23rd AICEP Communications Forum of 2015 will be taken place in Lisbon from 27 to 28 April.

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 137.50 patacas
First Day Cover with Stamp 10.50 patacas 4,000
Information Brochure 6.50 patacas 3,000
Information Brochure with Stamp 12.00 patacas

The stamp of this issue is designed by AF Atelier, Portugal, while the composition of the first day cover and the commemorative postmark is designed by Macao Post. The text of the information brochure is written by the Chairman of AICEP, Mr. João Caboz Santana.

This is the fifth issue in 2015. The previous issued stamps are “Lunar Year of the Goat” on 05/01/2015, the label stamp “Lunar Year of the Goat” on 28/01/2015, “110th Anniversary of Rotary International” on 16/02/2015 and “Mainland Scenery VI” on 01/03/2015..

Technical Data of Stamp “25 YEARS OF AICEP”

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