This set of stamps is designed by Mr. WONG Chun-hong. The stamps and the stamp sheetlet are printed in lithography by Joh. Enschedé B.V. of the Netherlands.

Sales Arrangements

Information about the sales arrangements is set out below: -

Products Available From 7 May 2015Unit Selling PriceMaximum Purchase Quantity
Per Queuing Customer
“Government Vessels” Special Stamps
First Day Cover
(available at all post offices until 21 May 2015)
$1.20 No restriction

Products Available From 21 May 2015Unit Selling PriceMaximum Purchase Quantity
Per Queuing Customer
on the First Day of Issue
Mint Stamps
(a set of 6 designs of stamps)
(available at all post offices from 21 May 2015)
$18.60 5 sheets of each denomination
(viz. 125 stamps of each denomination)
Stamp Sheetlet
(containing a $10 stamp)
(available at all post offices from 21 May 2015)
$10 10 sheets
Mini-pane
(containing 3 sets of stamps)
(available at all post offices from 21 May 2015)
$55.80 5 panes
Presentation Pack
(containing a set of 6 stamps and a $10 stamp sheetlet)
(available at all post offices from 21 May 2015)
$43 5 packs
Prestige Stamp Booklet
(containing 3 stamp sheetlets with two stamps on each stamp sheetlet)
(available at all post offices from 21 May 2015)
$50 5 books
Serviced First Day Cover affixed with a set of 6 stamps and date-stamped with the special postmark
(available at all philatelic offices only on 21 May 2015)
$22.30 5 covers
Serviced First Day Cover affixed with a $10 stamp sheetlet and date-stamped with the special postmark
(available at all philatelic offices only on 21 May 2015)
$13.70 5 covers
A set of 3 Serviced First Day Covers affixed with stamp sheetlets from the Prestige Stamp Booklet and date-stamped with the special postmark
(available at all philatelic offices only on 21 May 2015)
$29.70 5 sets

Date-stamping Arrangements

A hand-back date-stamping service using the office steel date-stamp and the special postmark will be provided on 21 May 2015 at all post offices for official/privately-made covers bearing the first day of issue indication and a local address. All philatelic offices will also provide hand-back date-stamping service using the “Philatelic Bureau” pictorial postmark and the philatelic office pictorial postmark concurrently. The GPO-1 date-stamp will only be available at the GPO.

Information about this special stamp issue and associated philatelic products is available on Hongkong Post’s website at www.hongkongpost.hk. It can also be obtained from any post office, the Hongkong Post Mobile App and the Hongkong Post Philatelic Bureau hotline on 2785 5711.