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Name: Macao (MO)
What: special administrative region

Macao was originally a Portuguese colony on the southern coast of China near Hong Kong, becoming a special administrative region of China in 1999. It continues to issue its own stamps.

Areas: Asia, Portugal

Stamps issued from 1884 to present

Numbers issued (approximate):
to 1940: 300 ; to 1990: 640 ; to 2010: 1400 ; to date: 1658



Watermarks used: Maltese cross; some types unwatermarked

Currencies used: 1000r=1m (Portuguese real), 78a=1r=1p (Macanese pataca (old)), 100a=1p (Macanese pataca)

Overprints: Angola (8), Cape Verde (8), Inhambane (8), Lourenco Marques (8), Macao (158), Mozambique (8), Portuguese Congo (8), Portuguese Guinea (8), Quelimane (8), St. Thomas & Prince Islands (8), Tete (8), Timor (13)


Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Colnect Macau
Commons Stamps of Macau
Skap Macao
WNS Macao, China
WSA Macao

Catalogs:
WNS
Michel
Afinsa
Yvert et Tellier
Colnect codes
Stamp Number

Cross-references
Image cross-references
Data missing
Stamp problems

Related albums
ARC - Macao
WSA Macao BOB
WSA Macao Postage


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