"Hong Kong Post Offices and Postal Cancels" Prestige Collectible Set (A set of 4 books)
Issue Date: 17 June 2014
Selling Price: HK$600
Jointly prepared by Hongkong Post and The China Philatelic Association, the “Hong Kong Post Offices and Postal Cancels” Prestige Collectible Set (A set of 4 Books in around 2,000 pages) depicts the postal units, including General Post Office, International Mail Centre, Air Mail Centre, Post Offices, Delivery Offices, eCentre and Hongkong Post Staff Training Centre that have operated between 1841 and 2013 in separate chapters. Illustrated with photos, each chapter gives a bilingual introduction to the history of the unit, including the official opening and closing date of the unit, the current or old address and newspaper clippings. On the other hand, postmarks that have been used by different postal units between 1993 and 2013, including bilingual steel postmarks, steel machine postmarks, philatelic office postmarks, rubber postmarks, parcel postmarks and instructional postmarks, are also featured.
This Prestige Collectible Set not records only the history of Hongkong Post, but also witnesses the changes of Hong Kong all these years. It is available at the philatelic offices and Hongkong Post Internet Shopping Mall – “ShopThruPost” (website: www.shopthrupost.hk) (link) starting from 17 June 2014.