Jan 9, 2012

Macau FDC on "Lunar Year of the Dragon”

First Day Cover
Sobrescrito de 1.º Dia


Lunar Year of the Dragon

Ano Lunar do Dragão

Date of Issue : 5 January 2012

The conceptual design of the stamp is combined with the different forms of the Dragon and the distinguishing characteristics of “Metal, Wood, Water, Fire and Earth”. This year, the dragon’s nature from the “Five Elements” is water, so the dragon portrays by the Chinese traditional ink painting becomes the main character of the five stamps. The lifelike ink painting dragon of the stamp applied with the hot foil stamping with holographic, together with the embossed image of dragon boat has highlighted the protagonist of its own. The sparkling silver foil symbolizes the dragon’s nobility, giving the festive spirit of Lunar New Year.

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