• Issue Date: 1953-09-22
  • Withdrawn:
  • Designed by:
  • Engraving:
  • Printed by: Courvoisier S.A. de La Chaux de Fonds
  • Print Process: Heliography
  • Paper: Porcelain w/silk
  • Width: mm
  • Height: mm
  • Perforations: 11½x11½
  • Format: Sheet of
  • Watermark: N
  • Booklet:
  • Phosphorescent band in stamps: N

1A
11½x11½
Dark red

Pyrostegia venusta
Firecracker Flower

3A
11½x11½
Dark green

Rhododendron indicum
Forget-me-not

5A
11½x11½
Dark brown

Euphorbia milii
Dragon claw

10A
11½x11½
Deep greenish blue

Phaius tancarvilleae
Nunflower

16A
11½x11½
Yellow brown

Narcissus tazetta subs. chinensis
Narcissus

30A
11½x11½
Dark olive green

Prunus persica
Peach flower

39A
11½x11½
Violet blue

Nelumbo nucifera
Lotus flower

1P
11½x11½
Deep plum

Chrysanthemum morifolium
Chrysanthemum

3P
11½x11½
Dark gray

Prunus mume
Cherry blossoms

5p
11½x11½
Deep carmine

Citrus nobilis
Tangerine blossoms


  • Imperforated

1A
Imperf
Dark red

Pyrostegia venusta
Firecracker Flower

3A
Imperf
Dark green

Rhododendron indicum
Forget-me-not

5A
Imperf
Dark brown

Euphorbia milii
Dragon claw

10A
Imperf
Deep greenish blue

Phaius tancarvilleae
Nunflower

16A
Imperf
Yellow brown

Narcissus tazetta subs. chinensis
Narcissus

30A
Imperf
Dark olive green

Prunus persica
Peach flower

39A
Imperf
Violet blue

Nelumbo nucifera
Lotus flower

1P
Imperf
Deep plum

Chrysanthemum morifolium
Chrysanthemum

3P
Imperf
Dark gray

Prunus mume
Cherry blossoms

5p
Imperf
Deep carmine

Citrus nobilis
Tangerine blossoms

Image Value Perfor Color .000 WM Ovpt Catalogue Numbers
SC[1] YT[2] MI[3] SG[4] MDF[5]
Macao 1953 Indigenous Flowers a.jpg 1A 11½x11½ Dark
red
6.000 N N 372 363 394 0 374
Macao 1953 Indigenous Flowers b.jpg 3A Dark
green
4.000 373 364 395 0 375
Macao 1953 Indigenous Flowers c.jpg 5A Dark
brown
3.000 374 365 396 0 376
Macao 1953 Indigenous Flowers d.jpg 10A Deep
greenish
blue
8.000 375 366 397 0 377
Macao 1953 Indigenous Flowers e.jpg 16A Yellow
brown
2.500 376 367 398 0 378
Macao 1953 Indigenous Flowers f.jpg 30A Dark
olive
green
1.500 377 368 399 0 379
Macao 1953 Indigenous Flowers g.jpg 39A Violet
blue
2.000 378 369 400 0 380
Macao 1953 Indigenous Flowers h.jpg 1P Deep
plum
2.600 379 370 401 0 381
Macao 1953 Indigenous Flowers i.jpg 3P Dark
gray
250 380 371 402 0 382
Macao 1953 Indigenous Flowers j.jpg 5P Deep
carmine
150 381 372 403 0 383

Image Value Perfor Color .000 WM Ovpt Catalogue Numbers
SC[6] YT[7] MI[8] SG[9] MDF[10]
Macao 1953 Indigenous Flowers aa.jpg 1A Imperf Dark
red
0 N N 0 0 0 0 0
Macao 1953 Indigenous Flowers ba.jpg 3A Dark
green
0 0 0 0 0 0
Macao 1953 Indigenous Flowers ca.jpg 5A Dark
brown
0 0 0 0 0 0
Macao 1953 Indigenous Flowers da.jpg 10A Deep
greenish
blue
0 0 0 0 0 0
Macao 1953 Indigenous Flowers ea.jpg 16A Yellow
brown
0 0 0 0 0 0
Macao 1953 Indigenous Flowers fa.jpg 30A Dark
olive
green
0 0 0 0 0 0
Macao 1953 Indigenous Flowers ga.jpg 39A Violet
blue
0 0 0 0 0 0
Macao 1953 Indigenous Flowers ha.jpg 1P Deep
plum
0 0 0 0 0 0
Macao 1953 Indigenous Flowers ia.jpg 3P Dark
gray
0 0 0 0 0 0
Macao 1953 Indigenous Flowers ja.jpg 5P Deep
carmine
0 0 0 0 0 0

CATALOGUE

  1. Scott Catalogue
    © Scott Publishing Inc., USA
  2. Yvert et Tellier Catalogue
    © Editions Yvert & Tellier, France
  3. Michel Catalogue
    © Schwaneberger Verlag GmbH, Germany
  4. Stanley Gibbons Catalogue
    © Stanley Gibbons - London
  5. Mundifil (J. Miranda da Mota)-Substitute of Afinsa (Portugal & former Colonies)
  6. Scott Catalogue
    © Scott Publishing Inc., USA
  7. Yvert et Tellier Catalogue
    © Editions Yvert & Tellier, France
  8. Michel Catalogue
    © Schwaneberger Verlag GmbH, Germany
  9. Stanley Gibbons Catalogue
    © Stanley Gibbons - London
  10. Mundifil (J. Miranda da Mota)-Substitute of Afinsa (Portugal & former Colonies)

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