Stamp Issue “150th Anniversary of Kiang Wu Hospital Charitable Association”
25/10/2021 15:32

Macao Post and Telecommunications Bureau will issue the stamp theme “150th Anniversary of Kiang Wu Hospital Charitable Association” on 28th October, 2021. The Kiang Wu Hospital Charitable Association is one of the large-scale non-governmental charities in Macao. Founded in 1871, with a long history spanning over three centuries and is now celebrating its 150th anniversary.


The Charitable Association’s objectives are boosting charity, providing medical services, developing education, and benefiting the residents. Since its establishment, the Charitable Association has been committed to carrying out a variety of charitable causes, including: free medical service, donation of medicines, disaster relief, free funerals, public health promotion, and medical census, as well as providing assistance to patients with special difficulties by establishing special funds.


This issue includes a set of four stamps and one souvenir sheet, with delicate lines and sharp colours to present the scope of the Charitable Association’s services, including: Kiang Wu Hospital, Kiang Wu Nursing College, Keang Peng School, and social service organizations such as Kiang Wu Funeral Parlor and Mourning Garden.


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
Set of 4 Sheets 850.00 patacas  
Souvenir Sheet 14.00 patacas 250,000
First Day Cover with Stamps 23.00 patacas 5,500
First Day Cover with Souvenir Sheet 20.00 patacas 3,000
Information Brochure 7.00 patacas 4,000
Information Brochure with Stamps 24.00 patacas  
Information Brochure with Souvenir Sheet 21.00 patacas  


The stamp designer of this issue is Mr. Lok Chong, and the text of the information brochure is written by the Kiang Wu Hospital Charitable Association.


This is the eleventh 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, “Macao Typical Old Shops” on 11/06/2021, “Centenary of the Founding of the Communist Party of China” on 01/07/2021, “Wushu – Chinese Martial Arts and Health” on 13/09/2021, and “Insects” on 09/10/2021.


Technical Data of Stamp “150th Anniversary of Kiang Wu Hospital Charitable Association ”


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