STAMP ISSUE “50TH ANNIVERSARY OF WWF”
08/09/2011 00:00

STAMP ISSUE “50TH ANNIVERSARY OF WWF”

The World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) is a leading global conservation organization, it’s mission is to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. On the date of 11th September, 2011 marks the “50th Anniversary of WWF”, Macao Post will issue this stamp theme by promoting the message of protecting wild animals and plants and to preserve the earth means to protect ourselves. This issue includes a set of four stamps and one souvenir sheet, the local birds in Macao are displayed on the stamps. Among these are “Light-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus sinensis)”, “Spotted Dove (Streptopelia chinensis)”, “Yellow Bittern (Ixobrychus sinensis)” and “Greater Coucal (Centropus sinensis)”. The souvenir sheet includes the full set of stamps. The stamps and souvenir sheet are bearing the WWF Panda logo.

The above issue will be available for sale at the Macao Post Headquarters, from 9:00a.m. to 5:30p.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 12.00 patacas 200,000
Sheetlet 48.00 patacas
Souvenir Sheet 12.00 patacas 200,000
First Day Cover with Stamps 16.50 patacas 5,000
First Day Cover with Souvenir Sheet 16.50 patacas 5,000
Information Brochure 5.00 patacas 6,000
Information Brochure with Stamps 17.00 patacas
Information Brochure with Souvenir Sheet 17.00 patacas

The composition of this issue is designed by Macao Post, and the text of the information brochure is written by the President of the Macao Ecological Society, Mr. Ho Wai Tim.

This is the sixth issue in 2011. The previous issued stamps are “Lunar Year of the Rabbit” on 05/01/2011, “Mainland Scenery IV” on 01/03/201, “Public Buildings and Monuments” on 19/04/2011, “Cantonese Naamyam” on 30/05/2011 and “Legends and Myths IX – The Legend of the White Snake” on 28/07/2011.

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A commemorative envelope will be distributed to public, and various philatelic products will also be available for sale during the above activity.

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