Jan 30, 2016

Macau FDC on "Lunar Year of the Monkey"

First Day Cover
Sobrescrito de 1.º Dia


Lunar Year of the Monkey

Ano Lunar do Macaco

Date of Issue : 22 January 2016

The year of monkey, the monkey’s nature from the “Five Elements” is “Fire Monkey”, so it becomes the main character of the five stamps. The “Fire Monkey” stamp is applied with emboss printing technique to illustrate the scene of the powerful monkey to wag a huge fan towards the “Burning Mountain”, together with the hot foil stamping with symphony holographic on the stamp border. The design of this stamp illustrates the Monkey King via the “Burning Mountain” and highlights the New Year festive atmosphere with fireworks and energetic monkey.
(The information above is from Macau Post website)

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