Hongkong Post to issue "Government Flying Service - Operations" special stamps

2019.02.13

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:

Stamps:
$2 Air Ambulance
$2.60 Inshore Search & Rescue
$3.40 Offshore Search & Rescue
$3.70 Fire Fighting
$4.90 Aerial Survey
$5 Internal Security

Sheetlet:
$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.

Appendix

Mint Stamps, Stamp Sheetlet and Special Postmark with a theme of "Government Flying Service - Operations".

Mint Stamps, Stamp Sheetlet and Special Postmark with a theme of "Government Flying Service - Operations".

Mini-Pane with a theme of "Government Flying Service - Operations".

Mini-Pane with a theme of "Government Flying Service - Operations".

First Day Cover and Serviced First Day Covers with a theme of "Government Flying Service - Operations".

First Day Cover and Serviced First Day Covers with a theme of "Government Flying Service - Operations".

A Set of 4 Serviced First Day Covers with a theme of "Government Flying Service - Operations".

A Set of 4 Serviced First Day Covers with a theme of "Government Flying Service - Operations".

Presentation Pack with a theme of "Government Flying Service - Operations".

Presentation Pack with a theme of "Government Flying Service - Operations".

Prestige Stamp Booklet with a theme of "Government Flying Service - Operations".

Prestige Stamp Booklet with a theme of "Government Flying Service - Operations".

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