Stamp Issue "70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China"
20/09/2019 18:16


At the moment of the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the new China, there is also the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the reunification of Macao with the Motherland, Macao Post and Telecommunications, China Post and Hongkong Post are jointly issue the stamp theme “70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China” on 1st October, 2019. This is the eleventh joint issue of the three postal administrations. This issue includes a set of four stamps and one souvenir sheet.

The current China is in a vigorous modernization road in the extensive and profound reform to push the socialism with Chinese characteristics to the new era, and is getting closer to the center of the world stage to keep making greater contribution for all mankind. Our Chinese people leaped in the process of rising up, being wealthy and being powerful, fulfilling a promising future of the realization of great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation. In the current Macao, you could really feel the social atmosphere of “A small city full of stories and happiness”. All of these imply that the practice of “one country, two systems” in Macao is recognized a great success. It also proves that the policy is also the best one for Macao to keep the long-term stability and prosperity after the returning.

The above issue will be available for sale at the General Post Office and the Communications Museum, from 9:00a.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 17.00 patacas 250,000
Sheetlet 68.00 patacas  
Souvenir Sheet 12.00 patacas 615,000
First Day Cover with Stamps 23.00 patacas 3,500
First Day Cover 6.00 patacas  
First Day Cover with Souvenir Sheet 18.00 patacas 3,500
Information Brochure 7.00 patacas 4,500
Information Brochure with Stamps 24.00 patacas  
Information Brochure with Souvenir Sheet 19.00 patacas  


The Prestige Stamp Booklet jointly issued by China Post, Hongkong Post and Macao Post and Telecommunications, in which the souvenir sheets issued by the three postal administrations under this stamp theme are presented in booklet format of se-tenant style, the face value for the three souvenir sheets are as: RMB6.00, HKD10.00 and MOP12.00 respectively. The booklets to be sold in Macao are numbered with the code “C” representing Macao, this booklet is priced at 40.00 patacas each.

Due to the limited quantity, the sales-quota per queuing customer on the issue date is 5 booklets. The limited quantity of First Day Cover and Information Brochure (without souvenir sheets) will be available for sale at the Philatelic Shop of General Post Office on the issue date; customers can produce the philatelic products by affixing the Macao souvenir sheet from the booklet with the issue postmark for your collection or mail to your beloved friends and relatives in sharing your joyfulness.

The stamp designer of this issue is Mr. Chan Ieng Hin, and the text of the information brochure is written by the Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macao Special Administrative Region, Mr. Fu Ziying.

This is the eleventh theme in 2019. The previous issued stamps are “Lunar Year of the Pig” on 05/01/2019, the label stamp “Lunar Year of the Pig” on 10/01/2019, “135th Anniversary of Macao Post and Telecommunications” on 01/03/2019, “Festivals – Feast of Kun Iam” on 25/03/2019, “30th Macao Arts Festival” on 03/05/2019, “450th Anniversary of Macau Holy House of Mercy” on 15/05/2019, “Macao Lotus” on 03/06/2019, “Macao: Back to Common Roots II” on 26/07/2019, “30th Macao International Fireworks Display Contest” on 30/08/2019, “Court Buildings” on 13/09/2019, and “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area” and the label stamp “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area” to be issued on 26/09/2019.


Technical Data of Stamp “70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China”


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