Stamp Issue “Centenary of the Founding of the Communist Party of China”
29/06/2021 11:28

This year marks the centenary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Macao Post and Telecommunications Bureau will issue the stamp theme “Centenary of the Founding of the Communist Party of China” on 1st July, 2021. A hundred years ago, China amidst internal and external turmoil and unprecedented social crises in the Chinese nation. Since then, the CPC united and guided people of all ethnicities to overcome countless insurmountable obstacles, to create one miracle after another that has left an indelible impression on history, and to write down a glorious epic that surprises the world.


The Macao people believe that, with full and accurate enforcement of “one country, two systems” principle, adhere to the principle of “Patriots governing Macao”, resolutely safeguard China’s sovereignty, security and development interests, and proactively integrate into the overall development of the country, Macao, like a “Lotus Flower in Full Bloom”, will undoubtedly become even more brilliant and prosperous.


This issue includes a set of four stamps, the images are illustrated respectively: the site of the 1st National Congress of the Communist Party of China and the relief sculpture of the May Fourth Movement, the Red Boat of South Lake and the relief sculpture of the May Thirtieth Movement, the former site of the Provisional Central Government of the Soviet Republic of China and the relief sculpture of the Nanchang Uprising of 1st August, the Baota Mountain in Yan’an City and the relief sculpture of the Anti-Japanese Guerrilla War. The souvenir sheet depicts the relief sculpture of the Monument to the People’s Heroes “Victory Crossing the Yangtze River”; the evolution from stone sculptures to the illustrations of the characters, which describe the great deeds that remained in history; the sea of red flags filling the great scenery with joy and celebration, and also the greatness of the crossing of the Yangtze River by thousands of horses.


The above issue will be available for sale at the General Post Office (9:00a.m. to 5:30p.m.), the Communications Museum (9:00a.m. to 1:00p.m., 2:30p.m. to 5:30p.m.), and the “Rua do Campo” Post Office (9:00a.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 14.00 patacas 250,000
First Day Cover with Stamps 23.00 patacas 5,000
First Day Cover with Souvenir Sheet 20.00 patacas 5,000
Information Brochure 7.00 patacas 4,000
Information Brochure with Stamps 24.00 patacas  
Information Brochure with Souvenir Sheet 21.00 patacas  


Besides the above philatelic products, the presentation pack with the theme “Centenary of the Founding of the Communist Party of China” will also be released. This pack contains one set of four stamps, one souvenir sheet, one first day cover with stamps and one first day cover with souvenir sheet, it is priced at MOP130.00.


The stamp designers of this issue are Mr. Chi Ian Lam and Ms. Xuhao Fu, 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 eighth theme of 2021 issues. The previous issued stamps are “Lunar Year of the Ox” on 05/01/2021, the label stamp “Lunar Year of the Ox” on 20/01/2021, “120th Anniversary of the Printing Bureau” on 22/02/2021, “Mainland Scenery VIII” on 01/03/2021, “Libraries in Macao II” on 23/04/2021, “Procession of Our Lady of Fatima” on 13/05/2021, “Festivals – Buddha’s Birthday” on 19/05/2021, and “Macao Typical Old Shops” on 11/06/2021.


Technical Data of Stamp “Centenary of the Founding of the Communist Party of China”


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