STAMP ISSUE “140TH ANNIVERSARY OF KIANG WU HOSPITAL CHARITABLE ASSOCIATION”
25/10/2011 00:00

STAMP ISSUE “140TH ANNIVERSARY OF KIANG WU HOSPITAL CHARITABLE ASSOCIATION”

Kiang Wu Hospital Charitable Association was established in 1871, is one of the large-scale charitable organizations run by the locals in Macao. Its subordinate organizations including Kiang Wu Hospital, Kiang Wu Nursing College, Kiang Peng Middle School and social service organizations including the Kiang Wu Funeral Parlour and the Kiang Wu Mourning Garden. To celebrate its 140 anniversary, Macao Post will issue the stamp theme “140th Anniversary of Kiang Wu Hospital Charitable Association” on 28th October, 2011. This issue includes a set of four stamps and one souvenir sheet. The design integrate the images such as the emblem, establishment stele, board, bronze statue of Mr. Sun Yat-sen, pictures of buildings as well as the white marble embossments, etc., indicates the development process of the Charitable Association closely connected with Macao history of 140 years since the establishment and consistent purpose of serving the society.

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 11.50 patacas 200,000
Set of 4 Sheets 575.00 patacas
Souvenir Sheet 10.00 patacas 200,000
First Day Cover with Stamps 16.00 patacas 6,000
First Day Cover with Souvenir Sheet 14.50 patacas 6,000
Information Brochure 5.00 patacas 9,000
Information Brochure with Stamps 16.50 patacas
Information Brochure with Souvenir Sheet 15.00 patacas

The stamp designer of this issue is Mr. Ng Wai Kin, and the text of the information brochure is written by the Kiang Wu Hospital Charitable Association.

This is the last of the ten issues 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, “Legends and Myths IX – The Legend of the White Snake” on 28/07/201, “50th Anniversary of WWF” on 11/09/2011, “25th Macao International Music Festival” on 09/10/2011, “Historic Figures and Macao” on 09/10/2011 and “Centenary of Xinhai Revolution” on 10/10/2011.

Technical Data of Stamp “140th Anniversary of Kiang Wu Hospital Charitable Association”

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CHRISTMAS CARD OF MACAO POST

Macao Post will issue a new Christmas card with the image of St. Jude the Apostle selected from the St. Lawrence’s Church. This card will be available for sale at the Macao Post Headquarters, all post offices and postal kiosks on 21st November, 2011. This gr



eeting card priced at MOP8.00 each, can be sent to every corner of the world without stamp. It’s saving your time and money.


THEMATIC PACK “MACAO SEEN BY ARTISTS”

The well-known Spanish painter Charles Chauderlot is skillful at capturing the soul of buildings through the techniques of Chinese writing brush on the western drawing paper, his ink painting combines with eastern and western style. Charles has a special love of Macao and likes to draw on the street with his delicate strokes depicting the typical Macao buildings.

The new thematic pack “Macao Seen by Artists” issued by Macao Post has recorded 8 paintings of Charles Chauderlot that are coincided with the themes of Macao stamps. The pack combines with the stamps that are depicted by the Macao stamp designers with the same sceneries, the works came from Lio Man Cheong, Yu Si, Victor Hugo Marreiros, Leong Chi Hang, Wilson Chi Ian Lam and Lai Ieng.

An exquisite protective hard cover is presented with the painting of the famous street in Macao from Charles Chauderlot – Paixão Alley. It comprises 7 series of stamps previously issued with the topics of the architectures of Macao and traditions, which includes: the “Festivals – Tou-Tei” issued in 2002, “Classified Cultural Buildings – Taipa and Coloane Islands” in 2003, “Macao World Heritage” in 2005, “Streets of Macao” in 2006, “Chinese Traditional Shops II” in 2007, the definitive stamps and label stamps of “World Heritage” issued in 2008.



This pack will be available for sale at the Philatelic Shop of Macao Post Headquarters, “Rua do Campo” Post Office, Maritime Ferry Terminal Post Office, Airport Post Office, and the Communications Museum starting from 28th October, 2011. This pack is priced at MOP308.00, and it is an excellent product, to the stamp collectors and art lovers.


Commemorative Envelope of “CHINA 2011 – 27th Asian International Stamp Exhibition”

Macao Post will participate the “CHINA 2011 – 27th Asian International Stamp Exhibition”, located at Wuxi, China, during 11th to 15th November 2011. To commemorate this Exhibition, Macao Post issues the commemorative envelopes and provides the commemorative postmark cancellation service on site of the exhibition.

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 11th November.

  

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

Philately Shop at Macao Post Headquarters:11th November9:00 – 17:30
Post Offices:11th to 15th NovemberOffice Hours to Public

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


Commemorative Postmark Cancellation Service of “58th Macau Grand Prix”

To celebrate the 58th Macau Grand Prix, Macao Post announced that a Temporary Post Counter will be set up behind the Lisboa Stand (Restriction area for ticket entry) and the Philatelic Shop of Macao Post Headquarters on 19th and 20th November 2011, providing the commemorative postmark cancellation service for the “58th Macau Grand Prix”.

               

Two designs of commemorative envelopes priced at MOP2.50 for each will be issued, and various philatelic products will be available for sale during the above activity. The service hours are as following:

Behind the Lisboa Stand (Restriction area for ticket entry)
19/1110:00 to 17:00
20/1110:00 to 17:00

Philatelic Shop of Macao Post Headquarters
19/1110:00 to 17:00
20/1113:00 to 17:00

Welcome to visit and collect Macao Stamps.


Commemorative Postmark Cancellation Service of “12th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Macao Special Administrative Region”

To celebrate the 12th 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 2011 providing the commemorative postmark cancellation service for the “12th 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.

Welcome to visit us and collect Macao Stamps!


Commemorative Postmark Cancellation Service of “Macao – Jiaxing Joint Stamp Exhibition”

To celebrate the Macao – Jiaxing Joint Stamp Exhibition, Macao Post announces that a Temporary Post Counter will be set up at Rés-do-chão do Edifício de Serviços Sociais da União Geral das Associações dos Moradores de Macau at 10:00 to 18:00 on 28th December 2011 providing the commemorative postmark cancellation service for the “Macao – Jiaxing Joint Stamp Exhibition”.

              

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!


REPRINT OF PERSONALIZED STAMPS “CELEBRATION”

Macao Post will issue the reprint of personalized stamps “Celebration” on 1st December, 2011, its original design and stamp codes remain unchanged; for identification, the year of printing has been changed to (REIMP 2011).



The first edition of these personalized stamps was issued on 9th October 2008, and were later reprinted and issued on 8th April 2009 and 1st May 2010 respectively.

With the service of Macao Post, customers can select his own photos to be printed on personalized stamps “Celebration” in creating a unique stamp sheetlet of his own. It’s a great choice of special occasions for the associations and individuals.


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