Hongkong Post announced today (February 13) that a set of special stamps on the theme "Government Flying Service – Operations" and associated philatelic products will be released for sale on February 28.
As an outstanding disciplined service of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Government Flying Service (GFS) has provided world-class aviation support as part of its commitment to serving our community and the Government, along with great dedication and teamwork. The public may gain a better understanding of the GFS' major operations and fleet of aircraft through this special stamp issue, which comprises a set of six stamps and a stamp sheetlet:
$2 Air Ambulance
$2.60 Inshore Search & Rescue
$3.40 Offshore Search & Rescue
$3.70 Fire Fighting
$4.90 Aerial Survey
$5 Internal Security
$10 GFS' old and new fleets of aircrafts
From February 14, Official First Day Covers will be put on sale at $1.30 each at all post offices and the stamps and associated philatelic products displayed at the General Post Office, Tsim Sha Tsui Post Office, Tsuen Wan Post Office, Sha Tin Central Post Office and Tuen Mun Central Post Office. Advance orders for servicing self-provided covers will be accepted at all philatelic offices from February 14 to 20.
Information about this special stamp issue and associated philatelic products is available on the Hongkong Post website at www.hongkongpost.hk and via the Hongkong Post mobile app.