07/10/2013 14:49


The development and evolution of streets bear witness to the rise and fall of a city. With streetlights shining in Macao, each street has its unique story and pathway of historical development under the background of cultural blending between China and the West for centuries. Macao Post will issue the stamp theme “Streets of Macao II” on 9th October, 2013, this is the second issue of the same series after issued in 2006. This issue includes a set of four stamps and one souvenir sheet, portraying the Almeida Ribeiro Avenue (Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro), Military Camp Slope (Calçada dos Quartéis), Teatro Slope (Calçada do Teatro), Lilau Alley (Beco do Lilau) and Church of St. Lazarus Slope (Calçada da Igreja de São Lázaro).

The above issue will be available for sale at the Macao Post Headquarters, 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 and the Airport Post Office, from 10:00a.m. to 7:00p.m., and the Communications Museum, from 9:30a.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 12.00 patacas 200,000
Sheetlet 48.00 patacas
Bloco Souvenir Sheet 12.00 patacas 200,000
First Day Cover with Stamps 17.00 patacas 4,000
First Day Cover with Souvenir Sheet 17.00 patacas 4,000
Information Brochure 5.00 patacas 6,000
Information Brochure with Stamps 17.00 patacas
Information Brochure with Souvenir Sheet 17.00 patacas
Set of 4 Postcards 10.00 patacas 3.500
Set of 4 Maximum Cards 22.00 patacas

The stamp designer of this issue is Ms. Yu Si, and the text of the information brochure is written by the Head of the Division of Cultural Facilities of the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau, Mr. Loi Chi Pang.

This is the tenth issue in 2013. The previous issued stamps are “Lunar Year of the Snake” on 03/01/2013, “Centenary of the Macao Chamber of Commerce” on 23/01/2013, “Mainland Scenery V” on 01/03/2013, “20th Anniversary of the Promulgation of the Basic Law of Macao” on 31/03/2013, “130th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Fire Brigade” on 25/04/2013, the label stamp “Lunar Year of the Snake” on 30/04/2013, “Museums and their Collections III – Macao Museum” on 10/05/2013, “Beliefs and Customs – Na Tcha” on 25/06/2013 and “Literature and its Characters – The Romance of the Three Kingdoms II” on 13/09/2013.

Technical Data of Stamp “Streets of Macao II”

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