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Postage stamps and postal history of Macau
The first stamps issued for Macau by the Portuguese was in 1884. The common "Portuguese crown" design was used and nine values ranging from 5 to 300 reis were made.
Transfer of sovereignty over Macau
When Macau became a special administrative region of the People's Republic of China, all stamps with "Macau, Portuguese Republic" (Portuguese: Macau República Portuguesa) were no longer used. Instead, "Macau, China" was printed on the stamp.
- Yang's Catalog of the Postage Stamps and Postal Stationery of Macau (1998).
- Encyclopaedia of Postal Authorities, Macao (Macau).