Stamp Issue “Macao Seen by Kam Cheong Ling”
04/11/2014 16:07


Kam Cheong Ling was born in Hong Kong in 1911. After moving to Macao in the 50s of the last century, he engaged in Art Design, Art Creation and Art Education. Kam Cheong Ling was skillful in watercolor painting, his works had recorded the vast changes in Macao society of the past, and its transformations as time goes by. His works are not only high in artistic value, but also the evocative “Historical Paintings of Macao”. Macao Post will issue the stamp theme “Macao Seen by Kam Cheong Ling” on 12th November, 2014. Through the issue of stamp by promoting the landscapes of Macao, and also paying tribute to him for his pioneering contribution in the promotion of arts activities in Macao. This issue includes a set of four stamps and one souvenir sheet, which paintings are part of the most representative works of Kam Cheong Ling.

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  
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 6.50 patacas 6,000
Information Brochure with Stamps 18.50 patacas  
Information Brochure with Souvenir Sheet 18.50 patacas  

The composition of the stamp design and the text of the information brochure are come from Mr. Ng Wai Kin.

This is the eleventh issue in 2014. The previous issued stamps are “Lunar Year of the Horse” on 03/01/2014, “140th Anniversary of Conde de São Januário General Hospital” on 06/01/2014, the label stamp “Lunar Year of the Horse” on 14/02/2014, “130th Anniversary of Macao Post” on 01/03/2014, “Animal Protection” on 28/04/2014, “Literature and its Characters – The Outlaws of the Marsh II” on 26/06/2014, “The New Campus of the University of Macau” on 05/09/2014, “Science and Technology – Magic Squares I” on 09/10/2014 and “General Post Office Building” on 01/11/2014. The stamp “Museums and their Collections IV – Lin Zexu Memorial Museum of Macao” to be issued on 05/11/2014.

Technical Data of Stamp "MACAO SEEN BY KAM CHEONG LING"

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