Stamp Issue "FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix™ – Macao 2016"
15/06/2016 15:50


The FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix™ Macao 2016 is held from 17 to 19 June at the Macao Forum. As one of the legs of the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix™ 2016, four elite women’s volleyball teams – China, Brazil, Belgium and Serbia – compete in the event and demonstrate their skills to Macao citizens and volleyball fans worldwide.

To mark this event, Macao Post will issue the stamp theme “FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix™ – Macao 2016” on 17th June, 2016. This issue includes a set of two stamps and one souvenir sheet, the souvenir sheet is applied with embossing effect to highlight the theme of volleyball.

The above issue will be available for sale at the Macao Post Headquarters 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 and the Airport Post Office, from 10:00a.m. to 7:00p.m, the Macao Forum, from 15:00p.m. to 21:00p.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 2 Stamps 7.50 patacas 500,000
Sheetlet 37.50 patacas
Souvenir Sheet 12.00 patacas 500,000
First Day Cover with Stamps 12.50 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 14.00 patacas
Information Brochure with Souvenir Sheet 18.50 patacas

The stamp designer of this issue is Ms. Helena Man In, Ng, and the text of the information brochure is written by the Sports Bureau of Macao Special Administrative Region Government.

This is the seventh theme in 2016. The previous issued stamps are “Lunar Year of the Monkey” on 22/01/2016, the label stamp “Lunar Year of the Monkey” on 22/02/2016, “Scenery of the Imperial Palace in Beijing” on 01/03/2016, “325th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Public Security Police Force” on 14/03/2016, “Chinese Classical Poetry – Ballad of Mulan” on 08/04/2016, “Macao Seen by Chan Chi Vai” on 28/04/2016, and “Museums and their Collections V – Maritime Museum” on 18/05/2016.

Technical Data of Stamp "FIVB VOLLEYBALL WORLD GRAND PRIX™ – MACAO 2016"

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