Friday, May 22, 2009

Greetings - Let's Celebrate Stamps

A set of five Singapore postage stamps that depict celebration. The postage stamps were issued in 2009

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

2009 Mass Rapid Transit Circle Line Stamps

These stamps are to be issued on 28 May 2009. They depict the Mass Rapid Transit or MRT (in short) that will see an increase in the number of train stations with the building of the 33.3 km Circle Line which will be joined to the existing rail stations. The MRT is basically a train transportation system for the public like the Tube in London. For the Circle Line, another 29 stations will be added and they will all be fully underground.

Monday, May 11, 2009

2009 Cinemas Theatres of Yesteryear

This is a beautiful set of stamps featuring some of the iconic cinema theatres in Singapore. Date of Issue : 20 Mar 2009

Sunday, May 10, 2009

2008 Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3

This is a set of stamps commemorating the opening of Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3.

Friday, May 8, 2009

1949-1952 King George VI Series Definitives

These set of Singapore stamps look very similar to the earlier versions of the King George VI series stamps. If I am not wrong, the only difference are the values available and the perforations.

1972 Shipping Series

Was inspired to include some shipping stamps after visiting one of the blogs.

1981 4cents Tiger Barb Error Stamps

I was searching through Ebay and came across this 1981 Singapore stamp which appears to be an error in that the perforations are larger than normal due to double printing of the perforation. I am guessing it should be pretty rare though I can't really see the difference between that of a normal stamp and the one with error. The error stamps are shown below:

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

10cents overprinted on 4cents Tiger Barb

This stamp is actually from the series of Fishes, Orchids and Birds Definitives that was issued during 1962-1966. The tiger barb stamp was a 4cents stamp. In 1981, the same stamp is used except for a cancellation of the 4 cents by a "leaf" cancellation and the printing of the 10 cents under the words at the top right.

So I was sifting through my stacks of stamps which I have yet to soaked and came across this interesting piece below. It has two 1981 tiger barb stamps with a 1993 Animal Series Stamp that was used in 1995! Wanted to soak the stamps but guess I would just keep it on the paper as it is interesting that these stamps which were issued more than a decade apart were actually used together on the same piece of envelope.


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