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2019 Macau Lighthouse Stamp

Macau Post issued a set of four stamps on 1 Oct 2019 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of founding of the Peoples Republic of China. This stamp shows Macau’s lighthouse, Guia. The stamps are available in the set of 4 and a sheet of 16 as well as a booklet. The lighthouse is located on the grounds of the Portuguese-built Fortaleza da Guia and was built in 1865.

Guia L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP MO045.19 | 1 Oct 2019 Guia L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP MO045.19 | 1 Oct 2019

 

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2015 Macau Guia Lighthouse 150th Anniversary

On 8 July 2015 Macau Post issued a set of two stamps and a souvenir sheet to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Guia lighthouse. Guia was the first western style lighthouse built on the coast of China. It was constructed in 1865 on the highest point in Macau but was damaged by a typhoon and was inactive from 1874 to 1910.

Guia Lighthouse | Scott 1445, Mi 1975, SG 2043, Yt 1731, WADP MO021.15 | 8 Jul 2015 Guia Lighthouse | Scott 1445, Mi 1975, SG 2043, Yt 1731, WADP MO021.15 | 8 Jul 2015

Guia Lighthouse | Scott 1446, Mi 1976, SG 2044, Yt 1732, WADP MO022.15 | 8 Jul 2015 Guia Lighthouse | Scott 1446, Mi 1976, SG 2044, Yt 1732, WADP MO022.15 | 8 Jul 2015

Guia Lighthouse | Scott 1447, Mi 1977, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP MO023.15 | 8 Jul 2015 Guia Lighthouse | Scott 1447, Mi 1977, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP MO023.15 | 8 Jul 2015

Guia Lighthouse | Scott 1447, Mi BL239, SG MS2045, Yt BF254, WADP MO023.15 | 8 Jul 2015 Guia Lighthouse | Scott 1447, Mi BL239, SG MS2045, Yt BF254, WADP MO023.15 | 8 Jul 2015

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