Stamp Issue "Mountains and Rivers of the Motherland – Taishan"
04/10/2019 16:42


Macao Post and Telecommunications Bureau issued the stamp themes “Yellow River” and “Yangtze River” under the stamp series of “Mountains and Rivers of the Motherland” in 2015 and 2016. The third series with the stamp theme “Mountains and Rivers of the Motherland – Taishan” will be issued on 9th October, 2019.

The Five Great Mountains are the most recommended among all the famous mountains in China, and Mount Tai (Taishan) ranks the first among them. People are always tightly bound to mountains, this feeling is universe. If there is one mountain that synchronizes with the civilization history of a nation, it is Mount Tai, located in Shandong Province. Mount Tai is one of the first national scenic spots in China, inscribed in 1987 by UNESCO as the World cultural and natural heritage, and is one of the few World cultural and natural heritage.

This issue includes a set of four stamps and one souvenir sheet, the images are illustrated by a famous Macao painter, Sun Jiang Tao, illustrate landscapes and monuments known as “Longevity Bridge”, “Jade Emperor Peak”, “Tiankuang Palace”, “Daguan Peak” and “The Heavenly Southern Gate”.

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 “Rua do Campo” Post Office, from 9:00a.m. to 7:00p.m., the Maritime Ferry Terminal Post Office, from 11:00a.m. to 6:00p.m., 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 17.00 patacas 250,000
Sheetlet 68.00 patacas  
Souvenir Sheet 12.00 patacas 250,000
First Day Cover with Stamps 23.00 patacas 6,000
First Day Cover with Souvenir Sheet 18.00 patacas 6,000
Information Brochure 7.00 patacas 6,500
Information Brochure with Stamps 24.00 patacas  
Information Brochure with Souvenir Sheet 19.00 patacas  

The stamp design (Adapt. Macao Post and Telecommunications Bureau) and the text of the information brochure are come from Mr. Sun Jiang Tao.

This is the twelve themes 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, “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area” and the label stamp “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area” on 26/09/2019, and “70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China” on 01/10/2019.

Technical Data of Stamp “Mountains and Rivers of the Motherland – Taishan”


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