“Development of Railway Services in Hong Kong” Special Stamps
Date of Issue: 2023/11/23
Since the opening of Hong Kong’s first urban railway line running between Kwun Tong and Shek Kip Mei on 1 October 1979, the local railway network has been expanding continuously. In recent years, besides the construction of new railway lines, there have also been extensions of and connections to existing lines of Hong Kong railway services. This has made the railway network more comprehensive and fostered community development. At present, the city’s 271- kilometre railway network, consisting of 10 railway lines, Light Rail and the High Speed Rail (Hong Kong Section), serves all 18 districts across the territory and connects to a number of control points. Hongkong Post issues a set of special stamps on the theme of “Development of Railway Services in Hong Kong” featuring the characteristics of different railway lines and train types. It demonstrates that the railway services in Hong Kong have strengthened the connections among the local communities as well as between Hong Kong and the Mainland.
Sale of Mainland, Macao and Overseas Philatelic Products
Date of Issue: 2023/10/12
Selected philatelic products issued by China Post, the Macao Post and Telecommunications and the overseas postal administrations of Australia, Isle of Man, Japan, Liechtenstein, New Zealand and the United Kingdom are put on sale on the Hongkong Post online shopping mall “ShopThruPost” (shopthrupost.hongkongpost.hk) starting from 8 a.m. of 12 October 2023. These products will also be available at the General Post Office, Tsim Sha Tsui Post Office and Sha Tin Central Post Office on the same day.
“Hong Kong Vegetables” Special Stamps
Date of Issue: 2023/09/21
There are a great variety of vegetables which provide vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, etc. Sufficient consumption of various kinds of vegetables every day can strengthen our immune system and protect us from chronic diseases. Dietary fibre found in vegetables can help improve intestinal function and promote gastrointestinal health. Many of the common vegetables are grown locally. Hongkong Post issues a set of six stamps, a stamp sheetlet and associated philatelic products on the theme of “Hong Kong Vegetables”. The selected locally-grown fresh vegetables, in different containers, are vividly featured through impressively colourful illustrations.
2023 Advance Order Service (July to December)
Date of Issue: 2023/05/18
Get a preview of upcoming stamp products and a host of fabulous rewards Hongkong Post is set to offer from July to December 2023. Attractive gifts and bonus points will be offered to AOS members who place their orders by 7 June 2023. Make sure you order early!
「2023 “Year of the Rabbit” Goes Global Prestige Stamp Album」
Date of Issue: 2023/04/18
In 2023, we bid adieu to the Year of the Tiger and ring in the Year of the Rabbit. Being clever and adorable, Rabbit is an emblem of harmony that brings everyone peace and prosperity in the year ahead.
This stamp album offers a collection of stamps on the theme of the Year of the Rabbit issued by Hongkong Post, China Post, Macao Post and Telecommunications Bureau, Australia Post, Isle of Man Post Office, Japan Post, La Poste, Liechtensteinische Post AG and New Zealand Post. It also comes with a “Year of the Rabbit” 24K Gold Plated Card.
2023 “Year of the Rabbit” Goes Global Prestige Stamp Album is issued in a limited edition of 688 sets.
2023 Souvenir Cover
Date of Issue: 2022/12/20
A newly designed “2023 Souvenir Cover” will be put on sale at all philatelic offices, as well as Hongkong Post’s Online Shopping Mall “ShopThruPost” from 20 December 2022 to 31 December 2023.
Heartwarming Stamps Customised Service
The seventh issue of the Heartwarming series (2019) comprises four “Local Mail Postage” stamps and two “Air Mail Postage” stamps with hot foil stamping effect. You could tag your memorial personalized photos or messages to the stamps, which makes it convenient to send warm blessings to your loved ones, capture happy moments or celebrate important events.