06 October 2017: Media Preview World Post Day – Pos Silang

Today was the media preview of the World Post Day – Pos Silang stamp issue.

The issue will be released on 09 October 2017. The following products will be released:

  1. Setenant stamps of 50 sen each – 125,000 pieces per stamp design (there are 4 designs). The 4 stamp designs are: Write – Send – Receive – Repeat respectively written in micro text that joins to form the blue circle around the globe.
  2. Postcards of RM 1.00 each – 6,000 postcards per design (there are 4 designs). The designs are (a) Traditional Musical Instrument, (b) Iconic Buildings, (c) Traditional Kite (Wau Bulan) and (d) Postbox Shape.
  3. Empty folder of RM 6.00 each – 1,800 pieces.
  4. Empty envelopes – 32,000 pieces.

In addition, there is a 5th Postcrossing Meetup plus Postcard Exhibition at Dewan Sri Pos, Level 3, General Post Office, Kuala Lumpur (starting at about 09:45 am) and also in Kota Kinabalu.

In Kuala Lumpur, there will be 3 cachets. Here is the image of the 3 cachets plus the postcard for Kuala Lumpur:

The 5th Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Postcrossing Meetup Postcard image is courtesy of Honey Sha.

There will be another postcard for the Kota Kinabalu meetup with a similar oval cachet (only 1 cachet). The meetup is planned at Sea Monster Restaurant, Segama (Lot 8, Block D, Jalan Labuk, Segama Komplex, Kota Kinabalu) at around 12:30 pm to 03:00 pm.

The 5th Malaysia Kota Kinabalu Postcrossing Meetup Postcard image is courtesy of Cikgu Charlie Dale.

Here is a summary of the proposed cachets:

The Kota Kinabalu cachet will have some modifications from the image shown above.

For more information, head on to: https://www.postcrossing.com/ , locate the Forum and look for Malaysia.

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will also be hosting an event at MCMC Tower 1 lobby from 09:00 am to 05:00 pm. It is expected to run from 09 – 12 October 2017.




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