STAMP ISSUE “GIANT PANDAS”
16/12/2010 00:00

STAMP ISSUE “GIANT PANDAS”

To celebrate the couple of giant pandas offered by the Central Government to the Macao Special Administrative Region, Macao Post will issue the stamp theme “Giant Pandas” on 18th December, 2010. This issue includes a set of two stamps and one souvenir sheet, featuring the charm of the national treasures – “Kai Kai” and “Xin Xin”

The above issue will be available for sale at the Macao Post Headquarters, from 9:00a.m. to 5:30p.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 2 Stamps 6.50 patacas 200,000
Set of 2 Sheets 325.00 patacas
Souvenir Sheet 10.00 patacas 200,000
First Day Cover with Stamps 11.00 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 11.50 patacas
Information Brochure with Souvenir Sheet 15.00 patacas


The stamp designer of this issue is Mr. Thomas Au Man Hou, and the text of the information brochure is written by the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau.

This is the last of the twelve issues 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, “60th Anniversary of Bank of China Macau Branch” on 21/06/2010, “World Heritage – St. Augustine’s Square” on 15/07/2010, “Church Windows” on 30/08/2010, “Woodcarving – Macao Religious Figure Carving” on 07/09/2010, “Antique Telephones in Macao” on 09/10/2010, “10th Anniversary of Macau Food Festival” on 05/11/2010 and “Traditional Folk Costumes” on 30/11/2010.

Technical Data of Stamp “Giant Pandas”

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“Giant Pandas” Rag Doll Postcard

Macao Post will issue a set of two rag doll postcards titled “Giant Pandas” on 18 th December 2010, it will be available for sale at the Macao Post Headquarters, all post offices and postal kiosk “Ruins of St. Paul’s”. The design of this set of postcard is a pair of cute cartoon giant pandas. The design concept is different from the traditional postcard, the most distinctive feature is that the postcard can be transformed into a rag doll “Giant Panda” by yourself.

   
Click on the picture for rag doll transformation procedure

The selling price of a set of two “Giant Pandas ” rag doll postcards is MOP20.00. The postcard can be mailed to all over the world. In addition, it can also be transformed into a lovely rag doll for amusement.


Commemorative Postmark Cancellation Service of “11th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Macao Special Administrative Region”

To celebrate the 11th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Macao Special Administrative Region, Macao Post announces that a Temporary Post Counter will be set up at our Philatelic Shop located at Macao Post Headquarters at 9:00 to 17:30 on 20th December 2010 providing the commemorative postmark cancellation service for the “11th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Macao Special Administrative Region”.

     

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

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