12/02/2014 15:00


Following the first issue of the label stamp of Chinese Zodiac “Lunar Year of the Snake” issued last year, Macao Post will release the second issue of label stamp series of Chinese Zodiac with the stamp theme “Lunar Year of the Horse” on 14th February, 2014, the printing quantity is 750,000 label stamps.

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 Label Stamps 12.50 patacas
First Day Cover with Label Stamps 17.50 patacas 5,000
Information Brochure 6.50 patacas 4,000
Information Brochure with Label Stamps 19.00 patacas

On the issue date, the maximum sales-quota per queuing customer is 20 sets of label stamps, 5 first day covers with label stamps and 10 information brochures with label stamps. Besides, the automatic stamp vending machines located at the Macao Post Headquarters, the Maritime Ferry Terminal Post Office, the Red Market (Almirante Lacerda) Post Office, the Mong Ha Post Office, and the Communications Museum will have a temporary arrangement; the maximum time limit for using the vending machine is 10 minutes for each queuing customer.

The stamp designer of this issue is Ms. Anita, Fung Pou Chu, and the text of the information brochure is written by Mr. Gong Gang.

This is the third issue in 2014. The previous issued stamps are “Lunar Year of the Horse” on 03/01/2014 and “140th Anniversary of Conde de São Januário General Hospital” on 06/01/2014.

Technical Data of Label Stamp “Lunar Year of the Horse”

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