Special Stamp Issue – “Children Stamps – Chinese and Foreign Folklore” on 16 July 2015

This set of special stamps is designed by Mr. Michael Fung, and printed in lithography by Cartor Security Printing, France.

Sales Arrangements

Information about the sales arrangements is set out below:

Products Available From 2 July 2015 Unit Selling Price Maximum Purchase Quantity
Per Queuing Customer
“Children Stamps – Chinese and Foreign Folklore” special stamps
First Day Cover
(available at all post offices until 16 July 2015)
$1.20 No restriction

Products Available From 16 July 2015 Unit Selling Price Maximum Purchase Quantity Per Queuing
Customer on the First Day of Issue
“Children Stamps – Chinese and Foreign Folklore” special stamps
Mint Stamps
(a set of 6 designs of gummed stamps)
(available at all post offices from 16 July 2015)
$18.60 5 sheets of each denomination
(viz. 125 stamps of each denomination)
Souvenir Sheet
(containing a set of 6 gummed stamps)
(available at all post offices from 16 July 2015)
$18.60 10 sheets
Self-adhesive Souvenir Sheet
(containing a set of 6 self-adhesive stamps)
(available at all post offices from 16 July 2015)
$18.60 10 sheets
Presentation Pack
(containing a set of 6 gummed stamps)
(available at all post offices from 16 July 2015)
$31 Five packs
Souvenir Pack
(containing 6 self-adhesive stamp sheetlets, each containing 4 self-adhesive stamps)
(available at all post offices from 16 July 2015)
$96 Two packs
Postage Prepaid Picture Cards
(containing a set of 6 cards)
(available at all philatelic offices only from 16 July 2015)
$36 Five sets
Serviced First Day Cover affixed with a set of 6 gummed stamps and date-stamped with the special postmark
(available at all philatelic offices only on 16 July 2015)
$22.30 Five covers
Serviced First Day Cover affixed with a gummed souvenir sheet and date-stamped with the special postmark
(available at all philatelic offices only on 16 July 2015)
$22.30 Five covers

Date-stamping Arrangements

A hand-back date-stamping service using the office steel date-stamp and the special postmark will be provided on 16 July 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, but the GPO-1 date-stamp will only be available at the General Post Office.

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