Stamp Issue “Macao Wetlands”
24/04/2015 15:43


China Central Television (CCTV) initiated a large-scale charity programme “Beautiful China – Tour of Wetlands” in May 2013, and launched a series of activities, including an online public vote, and according to the comprehensive evaluation of the organizing committee, experts and scholars on the prominence of wetlands, Macao was successfully included in the list of “China’s Top Ten Charming Wetlands”. As an affirmation of Macao’s conservation works, the award also helps awaken public awareness of natural resources.

Macao Post will issue the stamp theme “Macao Wetlands” on 5th May, 2015. This issue includes a set of four stamps and one souvenir sheet, the stamp images illustrate the animals species are: Fiddler Crab (Uca arcuata), Bluespotted Mud-skipper (Boleophthalmus pectinirostris), Ornate Pigmy Frog (Microhyla ornata), Crimson Dropwing (Trithemis aurora) and Black-faced Spoonbill (Platalea minor), and the image of souvenir sheet shows the major wetlands in Macao.

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
Set of 4 Stamps 15.00 patacas 300,000
Sheetlet 60.00 patacas  
Souvenir Sheet 12.00 patacas 300,000
First Day Cover with Stamps 20.00 patacas 4,000
First Day Cover with Souvenir Sheet 17.00 patacas 4,000
Information Brochure 6.50 patacas 6,000
Information Brochure with Stamps 21.50 patacas  
Information Brochure with Souvenir Sheet 18.50 patacas  

The stamp designer of this issue is Ms. Yu Si, and the text of the information brochure is written by the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau.

This is the sixth 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. The stamp “25 Years of AICEP” to be issued on 27/04/2015.

Technical Data of Stamp "MACAO WETLANDS"

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