06/10/2011 00:00


Macao not only has the “Historic Centre” universally acknowledged by the world, also has globally well-known historic figures. Macao Post will issue the stamp theme “Historic Figures and Macao” on 9th October, 2011, to pay tribute to these personalities who have contributed greatly to China and Macao. This issue includes a set of four stamps and one souvenir sheet, the four figures connected with the history of Macao as the character of stamps, they are Lin Zexu – a national hero; Ye Ting – a military commander of the “New Fourth Army” in China; Xian Xinghai – a great and strong musician, Ho Yin – a patriot model in Macao. The souvenir sheet presents the golden lotus blooming in the glow of five stars, which even reflects the lofty value judgment on the historic figures by Macao that has walked into new era.

The above issue will be available for sale at the Macao Post Headquarters, from 9:00a.m. to 5:30p.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 Products Selling Price Quantity
Set of 4 Stamps 11.50 patacas 200,000
Sheetlet 46.00 patacas
Souvenir Sheet 10.00 patacas 200,000
First Day Cover with Stamps 16.00 patacas 5,000
First Day Cover with Souvenir Sheet 14.50 patacas 5,000
Information Brochure 5.00 patacas 6,000
Information Brochure with Stamps 16.50 patacas
Information Brochure with Souvenir Sheet 15.00 patacas

The stamp designer of this issue is Mr. Carlos Marreiros, and the text of the information brochure is written by Mr. Lei Kun Teng.

This is the eighth issue in 2011. The previous issued stamps are “Lunar Year of the Rabbit” on 05/01/2011, “Mainland Scenery IV” on 01/03/201, “Public Buildings and Monuments” on 19/04/2011, “Cantonese Naamyam” on 30/05/2011, “Legends and Myths IX – The Legend of the White Snake” on 28/07/2011 and “50th Anniversary of WWF” on 11/09/2011. The stamp “25th Macao International Music Festival” also issue at the same date on 09/10/2011.

Technical Data of Stamp “Historic Figures and Macao”


Commemorative Postmark Cancellation Service of “World Post Day – UPU”

Respond to the Universal Postal Union for the celebration of the World Post Day, the Postal Administration achieves various activities relative to this event.

Macao Post announced that a Temporary Post Counter will be set up at our Philatelic Shop located at Macao Post Headquarters and the Communications Museum on 9th October 2011 providing the commemorative cancellation service for the “World Post Day – UPU”.


Opening hours as following:

Philatelic Shop of
Macao Post Headquarters:
9:00 – 17:30
Philatelic Shop of
Communications Museum:
9:30 – 17:30

A commemorative envelope will be distributed to public, and various philatelic products will also be available for sale during the above activity.

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