STAMP ISSUE “WORLD HERITAGE – ST. AUGUSTINE’S SQUARE”
13/07/2010 00:00

STAMP ISSUE “WORLD HERITAGE – ST. AUGUSTINE’S SQUARE”

To celebrate the 5th Anniversary of “The Historic Centre of Macao” inscribed on the UNESCO’s prestigious “World Cultural Heritage List”, Macao Post will issue a set of stamps based on the theme “World Heritage – St. Augustine’s Square” on 15th July, 2010. The four stamps feature selected images of buildings with significant architectural and artistic value nearby the St. Augustine’s Square. Among these are “Dom Pedro V Theatre”, “Sir Robert Ho Tung Library”, “St. Augustine’s Church” and “St. Joseph’s Seminary and Church”. The souvenir sheet portrays the “St. Augustine’s Square”, the historic spot where the Portuguese gathered for social activities in the past.

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 registered mail service for the above philatelic products 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 11.50 patacas 200,000
Sheetlet 46.00 patacas
Souvenir Sheet 10.00 patacas 200,000
First Day Cover with Stamps 16.00 patacas 4,000
First Day Cover with Souvenir Sheet 14.50 patacas 4,000
Information Brochure 5.00 patacas 6,000
Information Brochure with Stamps 16.50 patacas
Information Brochure with Souvenir Sheet 15.00 patacas
Set of 4 Postcards 10.00 patacas 3,500
Set of 4 Maximum Cards 21.50 patacas


The stamp designer of this issue is Mr. Lai Ieng, and the text of the information brochure is written by the Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao Special Administrative Region Government.

This is the sixth issue in 2010. The previous issued stamps are “Lunar Year of the Tiger” on 02/01/2010, “I Ching, Pa Kua VII” on 01/03/2010, “Centenary of International Women’s Day” on 08/03/2010, “EXPO 2010 SHANGHAI CHINA” on 01/05/2010 and “60th Anniversary of Bank of China Macau Branch” on 21/06/2010.

Technical Data of Stamp “WORLD HERITAGE – ST. AUGUSTINE’S SQUARE”

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To celebrate the World Heritage – the 5th Anniversary of the Historic Centre of Macao, Macao Post announces that a Temporary Post Counter will be set up at the Lilau Square at 12:30 to 17:30 on 15th July 2010, providing the commemorative postmark cancellation service for the “World Heritage – the 5th Anniversary of the Historic Centre of Macao”.

     


A commemorative envelope priced at MOP2.50 will be issued, and various philatelic products will also be available for sale during the above activity.

Welcome to visit us and collect Macao Stamps.


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A commemorative envelope priced at MOP2.50 will be issued, and various philatelic products will also be available for sale during the above activity.

Welcome to visit us and collect Macao Stamps!


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Be convenience to the philatelist, the commemorative envelope with stamp priced at MOP4.00 will also be available for sale at the Philately Shop of Macao Post Headquarters starting from 4th August.

     

You may send your registered mail of this commemorative envelope at the following locations *:

Philately Shop at Macao Post Headquarters: 4th August 9:00 – 17:30
Post Offices: 4th to 12th August Office Hours to Public


* No commemorative postmark cancellation service will be provided in Macao.


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On that day, a presentation pack which includes a set of two different commemorative envelopes, will be distributed to public by the Macao Museum of Art, whereas the Temporary Post Counter of Macao Post will provide various philatelic products for sale.

Welcome to visit and collect Macao Stamps.


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