Hong Kong 2012 150th anniversary of Hong Kong stamps

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 8th December 2012
  • six values and a miniature sheet with one value, plus a Prestige Booklet
  • Designed by: Colin Tillyer (stamps)
  • Printed by: Joh. Enschedé, Netherlands
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 38mm x width 38mm. Stamp in miniature sheet format height 24mm x width 67mm
  • Perforations: 13.75 x 13.75 with elliptical cut-outs on vertical sides, or 13.25 x 13.25 with ellipticals on horiz. sides (miniature sheet)


150th anniversary of Hong Kong stamps. First Hong Kong stamps, and Writing and Communicating Devices

Sheet stamps

$1.40
$1.80
$2.40
$2.50
$3
$5


$1.40 ~ 2c brown of 1862, quill pen and ink-pot
$1.80 ~ 8c yellow-buff of 1862, fountain pen
$2.40 ~ 12c blue of 1862, ball-point pen
$2.50 ~ 18c lilac of 1862, manual typewriter
$3 ~ 24c green of 1862, computer keyboard
$5 ~ 48c rose of 1862, QR (Quick Response) code
Miniature sheet $10 ~ 96c bluish grey of 1862, and modern barcode, in brown (stamp set sideways in sheet)

Miniature sheet

Miniature sheet

Prestige Booklet


Prestige Booklet (sold at HK$50): contains three panes
pane of $1.40; $1.80; $2.40 (arranged se-tenant)
pane of $2.50; $3; $5 (arranged se-tenant)
pane of $10 96c grey-brown stamp of 1852, and modern barcode (in brown)