Issue of Definitive Stamps “Macao New Eight Scenic Spots”
20/11/2019 16:15

ISSUE OF DEFINITIVE STAMPS “MACAO NEW EIGHT SCENIC SPOTS”

Macao Post and Telecommunications Bureau will launch the fourth issue of definitive stamps after the establishment of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR), on 22nd November, 2019, with the stamp theme “Macao New Eight Scenic Spots”. To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Macao SAR, the Chinese Cultural Exchange Association hosted the global vote of “Macao New Eight Scenic Spots” at the end of March this year, converges both social forces and wisdom to jointly select eight scenic spots of Macao. With culture, history and nature as the core, the new eight scenic spots reflect Macao’s cultural deposits and urban development by intertwining with old and new and integrating Chinese and Western cultures.

This issue includes a set of eight definitive stamps, illustrated the eight scenic spots, include: “Penha Hill”, “Two Lakes and One Tower” (the Nam Van Lake, the district of Sai Van Lake and the Macau Tower), “Senado Square”(including the Building of the Municipal Affairs Bureau), “Long Chao Kok”, “Coloane Fishing Village” (extends northwards to the old Coloane Port and southwards to Tam Kong Temple), “Paixão Alley” (Travessa da Paixão), “Happiness Street” (Rua da Felicidade) and “Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge”.

The above issue will be available for sale at the General Post Office 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, from 11:00a.m. to 6:00p.m., and the Airport Post Office, from 10:00a.m. to 7:00p.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 8 Stamps 34.00 patacas 500,000 (2.50, 4.00, 4.50,
6.00 patacas)
250,000 (3.00, 3.50, 5.00,
5.50 patacas)
Set of 8 Sheets 1.700,00 patacas  
First Day Cover with Stamps 40.00 patacas 7,000
Information Brochure 7.00 patacas 3,000
Information Brochure with Stamps 41.00 patacas  
Set of 8 Postcards 24.00 patacas 3,500
Set of 8 Maximum Cards 58.00 patacas  


The stamp designer of this issue is Mr. Lei Tak Seng, and the text of the information brochure is written by the Chinese Cultural Exchange Association.

This is the fourteenth theme in 2019. The previous issued stamps are “Lunar Year of the Pig” on 05/01/2019, the label stamp “Lunar Year of the Pig” on 10/01/2019, “135th Anniversary of Macao Post and Telecommunications” on 01/03/2019, “Festivals – Feast of Kun Iam” on 25/03/2019, “30th Macao Arts Festival” on 03/05/2019, “450th Anniversary of Macau Holy House of Mercy” on 15/05/2019, “Macao Lotus” on 03/06/2019, “Macao: Back to Common Roots II” on 26/07/2019, “30th Macao International Fireworks Display Contest” on 30/08/2019, “Court Buildings” on 13/09/2019, “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area” and the label stamp “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area” on 26/09/2019, “70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China” on 01/10/2019, “Mountains and Rivers of the Motherland – Taishan” on 09/10/2019, and “Centenary of the Founding of the Sheng Kung Hui Choi Kou School (Macau)” on 18/10/2019.

Technical Data of Stamp “Macao New Eight Scenic Spots (Definitive Stamps)”

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