Stamp Issue "Macao Seen by Chan Chi Vai"
27/04/2016 15:37


Chan Chi Vai is a well-known local painter and calligrapher, showing great affection of Macao. As early as the 1960’s of last century, he has been engaged in sketching, watercolors and other creative arts. Developing different styles, excels in the Chinese paintings of landscapes, human figures, and flowers-and-birds, calligraphy in semi-cursive script and cursive script, and even the seal carving.

Macao Post will issue the stamp theme “Macao Seen by Chan Chi Vai” on 28th April, 2016, through the works of the painter to view the scenery of the past and present of this small city, awakening people to value the cultural treasures that are left behind by the ancestors. This issue includes a set of four stamps and one souvenir sheet, which paintings are part of the most representative works of Chan Chi Vai.

The above issue will be available for sale at the Macao Post Headquarters and the Communications Museum, 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. 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 500,000
Sheetlet 60.00 patacas  
Souvenir Sheet 12.00 patacas 500,000
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 composition of the stamp design and the text of the information brochure are come from Mr. Chan Chi Vai.

This is the fifth theme in 2016. The previous issued stamps are “Lunar Year of the Monkey” on 22/01/2016, the label stamp “Lunar Year of the Monkey” on 22/02/2016, “Scenery of the Imperial Palace in Beijing” on 01/03/2016, “325th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Public Security Police Force” on 14/03/2016, and “Chinese Classical Poetry – Ballad of Mulan” on 08/04/2016.

Technical Data of Stamp "MACAO SEEN BY CHAN CHI VAI"

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