30/05/2007 00:00


Idiomatic stories are the most wonderful works in Chinese literature, and are part of its precious cultural heritage as well. Following the first series of stamp “Seng Yu – Idioms” issued on 1st February, 2001, the second series will be issued on 1st June, 2007, the Chinese idiomatic stories depict on the four stamps are “The Foolish Old Man Moved Mountain”, “The Friendship between Guan and Bao”, “Calling Black White” and “The Quarrel between Snipe and Clam”. The souvenir sheet depicts the story “Carts Flow like a Stream and Horses Move like Dragons”.

It also includes the first issue of Macao Self-adhesive Stamp, which will be released in the Booklet with a total of 8 stamps. Due to the limited quantity, the sales restriction per queuing customer on the issue date is 10 booklets. A limited amount of First Day Cover, Information Brochure and Postcard (all without stamps) will be available for sale on the issue date, customers can produce the philatelic products by affixing the self-adhesive stamps.

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 registered mail service for the above philatelic products will be available on the issue date at the above locations. The philatelic products are as follows:

Philatelic ProductsSelling PriceQuantity
Set of 4 Stamps10.00 patacas140,000
Set of 4 Sheets200.00 patacas 
Souvenir Sheet10.00 patacas200,000
Self-adhesive Stamp Booklet20.00 patacas30,000
First Day Cover with Stamps14.00 patacas4,500
First Day Cover with Souvenir Sheet14.00 patacas4,500
Information Brochure4.50 patacas6,000
Information Brochure with Stamps14.50 patacas 
Information brochure with Souvenir Sheet14.50 patacas 
Set of 4 Postcards8.00 patacas3,500
Set of 4 Maximum Cards18.00 patacas 

The stamp designer for this issue is Mr. Lio Man Cheong, and the text for the information brochure is written by Mr. Yin Degang.

This is the fifth issue in 2007. The issued stamps are as “Lunar Year of the Pig” on 08/01/2007; “Shek Wan Ceramics” on 03/02/2007; “Scenes of Daily Life in the Past IV” on 01/03/2007 and “Chinese Traditional Shops II” on 08/05/2007.

Technical Data of Stamp “SENG YU – IDIOMS II”


Commemorative Cancellation of “Macao - Jiangmen Joint Stamp Exhibition”

To celebrate the “Macao – Jiangmen Joint Stamp Exhibition”, Macao Post announced that a Temporary Post Counter will be set up at the UNESCO Centre of Macau – Multifunctional Room at 11H00 to 19H00 on 22nd June 2007 providing the commemorative cancellation service for the “Macao – Jiangmen Joint Stamp Exhibition”.

A commemorative envelope priced at MOP2.00 will be issued, together with the various philatelic products available for sale during the above activity.

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