The next issue will be released on 10 April 2018. The theme is Musical Instruments of Malaysia Series 2. Series 1 was issued back in 07 March 1987. That is over 31 years ago! I guess you never know when the next series will be issued 🙂
This issue will comprise of 60 sen stamps (2 types) and 80 sen (2 types), a RM 5.00 Miniature Sheet (gloss varnish on the musical instruments) and a Folder. The SODA version of the FDC looks great!
The musical instruments featured are:
- 60 sen stamp: Sitar (200,000 pieces)
- 60 sen stamp: Pipa (200,000 pieces)
- 80 sen stamp: Sape (Sapeh) (200,000 pieces)
- 80 sen stamp: Sundatang (200,000 pieces)
- RM 5.oo MS: Ghazal troupe with Gambus, Biola (Viola), Tabla and Harmonium (25,000 pieces)
- 50 sen envelope: Kreb (Krem) (28,000 pieces)
- RM 6.00 Empty folders (1,800 pieces)
The concordant cancellations are Brickfields, Lubok China, Kuching / Miri, Kudat and Johor Bahru / Muar / Batu Pahat.
This issue is designed by Reign Associates.
Updated 06 April 2018:
A media preview was held on 06 April 2018. The additional information provided are the quantities of issue for each item which I have updated above.
Do not forget to join our bit of fun for http://www.myfdc.wordpress.com reaching 500,000 views which is anticipated mid April 2018. It is currently about 498,000 views now. Right now, there is a sale on Facebook for 50 old FDCs starting from RM 5.00 for Malaysian addresses, check them out at:
Keep a look out for campaigns on eBay soon.
I will keep you posted.
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