Stamp issue“70th Anniversary of the Women’s General Association of Macau”

Stamp issue“70th Anniversary of the Women's General Association of Macau”

The Women’s General Association of Macau was established in 1950, is the oldest, with the largest number of members and most representative women’s organization in Macao, it’s constituted by members from all sectors and is a large family of women and sisters in Macao. Macao Post and Telecommunications Bureau will issue the stamp theme “70th Anniversary of the Women’s General Association of Macau” on 21st May, 2020, to mark the association’s glorious journey of 70 years alongside the development of women and children in Macao.

This issue includes a set of four stamps and one souvenir sheet, the stamps are depicted the four main services of the association, which are caring for women, caring for children, defending their rights and interest, and enthusiastic public welfare; the souvenir sheet depicts a beautiful home built together with people of Macao. With the application of vivid and radiant colours in the images, the theme of this issue is displayed in a happy and relaxed way.

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., and the “Rua do Campo” Post Office, from 9:00a.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:

250,000 stamps with the face value of 2.50 patacas

250,000 stamps with the face value of 4.00 patacas

250,000 stamps with the face value of 4.50 patacas

250,000 stamps with the face value of 6.00 patacas

250,000 souvenir sheets with the face value of 14.00 patacas

3,500 FDC @ 6.00 patacas

3,500 FDC/SS @ 6.00 patacas

9,000 information brochures @ 7.00 patacas

The selling price for one set of four stamps is 17.00 patacas, the first day cover with stamps (FDC) is 23.00 patacas, the first day cover with souvenir sheet (FDC/SS) is 20.00 patacas, the information brochure with stamps is 24.00 patacas and the information brochure with souvenir sheet is 21.00 patacas.

The stamp designer of this issue is Mr. Leong Chi Hang, and the text of the information brochure is written by the Women’s General Association of Macau.

This is the fifth theme of 2020 issues. The previous issued stamps are “Lunar Year of the Rat” on 05/01/2020, “70th Anniversary of the Macao Federation of Trade Unions” on 20/01/2020, “Gastronomy and Sweets III – Traditional Popular Snacks” on 01/03/2020, and “Regional Medicinal Plants II” on 20/04/2020.

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