Stunning Macau 2021 stamps – 澳门邮政

Stunning Macau 2021 stamps – 澳门邮政

Macau 2021 stamps display the usual Macau commitment to beauty. And they outdid themselves with their Lunar New Year stamps. Designers Lei Tak Seng and Emissões – Philately (ctt.gov.mo)

Subjects for the Macau 2021 stamps include:

  • Lunar New Year 2021
  • 120th Anniversary of the Printing Bureau
  • Mainland Scenery VIII
  • Libraries of Macau II
  • Procession of Our Lady of Fatima
  • Macao Typical Old Shops
  • Festivals – Buddha’s Birthday
  • Centenary of the Establishment of the Communist Party of China
  • Insects
  • Wushu – Chinese Martial Arts and Health
  • 150th Anniversary of Kiang Wu Hospital Charitable Association
  • 40th Macao International Marathon
  • 150th Anniversary of Kiang Wu Hospital Charitable Association
  • Museums and their Collections VI – Grand Prix Museum

The Macau Post office does a stellar job of showcasing designers, unlike many countries where finding details is somewhat like punching yourself in the nose for fun. Macau includes interviews with some of the designers on their website. If you are interested in the art of designing stamps, you should check it out. There are only 6 interviews available, and it would be nice to see more. You can listen to them here: Designer Interview – Philately (ctt.gov.mo)

Macau Post also includes all annual issues from 2006 to the present day, complete with designer info and photos. Not all images are available for 2021.  They will be posted here as they are released. I’ll see if I can get high quality scans of each stamp so you can see the details up close.

Heavens, now I want to start collecting Macau!

Update: March 25, 2021

A couple of new additions to Macau plus a much-needed cleanup. An upgrade seemed to have devoured some of the images forcing a reload. No idea where they popped off to.  

I’ve added 2 new items, a New Year Post card plus the annual catalogue. Macau Post issued the 10th edition of their yearly catalogue, this one covering all issues for 2019-2020. This is the first time I’ve included a catalogue on any page. A surprising number of post offices issue their own and I’m thinking of including them as a permanent feature. That fit in nicely. 

Macau 2021 stamps – January

Lunar Year of the Ox

Year of Ox cancel  Macau 2021 stamps

Macau 2021 stamps Year of Ox 4 stampsMacau 2021 stamps sheet of 16 stamps

 

Macau 2021 stamps - souvenir sheet

Macau 2021 stamps FDC Macau 2021 stamps FDC for Year of ox, 2 cancels Macau 2021 stamps joint issue FDC with Macau and China

Macau 2021 stamps coins and stamps Macau 2021 stamps Year of ox post cards - 4

Yellow Cow = Spring, Dairy Cattle = Summer, Wild Ox = Fall & Yak = Winter

Four stamps, souvenir sheet, maxi cards, FDC, booklets, presentation packs plus a joint issue with China

Lei Tak Seng
Designed 2019’s “MACAO NEW EIGHT SCENIC SPOTS”

“The conceptual design of the fourth series is based on the four seasons “Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter”, with the changes of the four seasons being a beautiful painting” Stamp Issue “Lunar Year of the Ox” – Philately (ctt.gov.mo)

Release date: January 5, 2021

 


 

Chinese New Year Card

Chinese New Year Greeting card issued by Macau Post

1 postcard

Release date:  Jan 11, 2021

 


 

Year of the Ox (postage label)

2021 cancel for Lunar New Year showing decorated cow

Second cancel

Lunar Year of the Ox Souvenir sheet of second set of Lunar New Year stamps

Lunar Year of the Ox (Label Stamp)
1 stamp, FDC, cancel Information Brochure 

Release date: Jan 20, 2021

 


 

Macau 2021 February

120th Anniversary of the Printing Bureau

120th Anniversary of the Printing Bureau cancel

120th Anniversary of the Printing Bureau stamp for Macau

120th Anniversary of the Printing Bureau sheetlet

120th Anniversary of the Printing Bureau Souvenir sheet120th Anniversary of the Printing Bureau FDC stamped120th Anniversary of the Printing Bureau FDC with 2 stamps120th Anniversary of the Printing Bureau information brochure one120th Anniversary of the Printing Bureau information brochure two

2 stamps, souvenir sheet, sheet, FDC, 2 information sheets, cancel

Designer: Printing Bureau

Release Date: Feb. 22, 2021


 

Macau 2021 March

Chinese Mainland Scenery
8th in the series 

Chinese mainland Landscape scene of a waterfall

Chinese mainland LandscapeChinese Mainland Scenery souvenir sheetChinese mainland Landscape souvenir sheet

1 stamp, souvenir sheet, FDC, 

 Lu Jinying

 


 

137th Anniversary of the Post office

Special cancel for Macau post office anniversary

Special cancel issued for anniversary

On March 1 this year, the 137th anniversary of the Post and Telecommunications Bureau and the 15th anniversary of the Communication Museum, the Post and Telecommunications Bureau will hold a series of celebrations to share the joy with the public. On the day of the event (1 March), temporary counters will be set up at the General Post Office Philatelic Shop and the Communications Museum Store to provide the public with a commemorative postmark service stamped with the “Post and Telecommunications Bureau Pick-up Anniversary” and “Communication Museum Pick-up Anniversary”, at which time members of the public will have the option to purchase their favorite stamps and stamp them with commemorative postmarks. Macau Press Release 26/02/2021

Release date: March 1, 2021

 


 

15th anniversary of the Communications Museum

15th anniversary cancel

Special cancel issued for anniversary

Release date: March 1, 2021

 


 

Macao Philatelic Catalogue X

10th edition of yearly catalogue

10th edition of Macau postal catalogue

1 catalogue Macau stamps for 2019 to 2020

The “Macao Philatelic Catalogue” marks the history of Macao stamps, recalls the thematic and design of the stamps of the year and records each special moment, providing an annual feast for philatelists, to bask in the afterglow of every stamp issue.

Release date: March 1, 2021

 


 

90thAnniversary of the Establishment of the Colégio Diocesano de São José 1-6

90thAnniversary of the Establishment of the Colégio Diocesano de São José 1-690thAnniversary of the Establishment of the Colégio Diocesano de São José 1-6

1 cancel, special envelope

Release date: Mar 19, 2021

 


 

World Forest Day

World Forest Day cancelWorld Forest Day

 

1 cancel, special envelope

Learn more about World Forest Day International Day of Forests | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (fao.org)

Release date: Mar. 21, 2021

 


 

Macau 2021 April

Libraries of Macau 
2nd in series

Libraries cancel

Libraries of Macau

 

Macau libraries sheet of 16 stampsLibraries of Macau

Macau Libraries FDC Macau Libraries FDC with souvenir sheet

4 stamps, souvenir sheets

 Liao Wenchang

Release date: April 23, 2021

 


 

May

Lady of Huadima Procession

Lady FDC cancel

Lady pair of stamps

Lady of Huadima Travel  souvenir sheet 

FDC with souvenir sheet FDC with two stamps

2 stamps, 1 souvenir sheet, 2 FDCs, cancel, information sheet

 Wu Yan

Release date: May 13, 2021

 


 

Festivals – Buddha’s Birthday

 Festivals - Buddha's Birthday cancel

 Festivals - Buddha's Birthday 2 stamps

Buddha sheet of 8 Festivals - Buddha's Birthday Souvenir sheet

Buddha FDC 2 Buddha FDC 1

2 stamps, sheets of 8,  2 FDCs, cancel, information sheet

 Sufa

Release date: May 19, 2021

 


 

June

Macao Typical Old Shops

Macau old shops 4 stamps Macau old shops souvenir sheet

4 stamps, souvenir sheet

Release date: June 11, 2021

   

Macau 2021 July

 

Centenary of the Establishment of the Communist Party of China

Release date: July 1, 2021

 September

 

Wushu – Chinese Martial Arts and Health

Release date: September 13, 2021

 October

 

Insects

Release date: October 9, 2021

 

150th Anniversary of Kiang Wu Hospital Charitable Association

Release date: October 18, 2021

Macau 2021 November

 

Museums and their Collections VI – Grand Prix Museum

Release date: November 03, 2021

 

Macau 2021 December

 

40th Macao International Marathon

Release date: December 03, 2021

 

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