Malaysia stamp issue 2015: Endangered Marine Life (S)

The month of April is here and this month we will have 2 new special stamp issue from Pos Malaysia. First one up is the Endangered Marine Life issue, that will be out for sale on April 13, 2015 (Monday). WIth GST implementation this month, there are some services at will be added 6% tax, while others remained the same.

Thankfully they didn’t increase the postage fee for postcard sent outside Malaysia.

stampsThe stamp sheet contains 20 stamps, measuring 40mm x 30mm in individual stamps. It comes in 3 different designs, Pari Gergaji Parang (Anoxypristis Cuspidata), Paus Biru (Balenoptera Musculus) and Paus Pembunuh (Orcinus Orca), where each bearing the value of 60 sen, 80 sen and RM1.40 respectively.

miniature-sheetThe miniature sheet is valued at RM5.00 and features Paus Bongkok (Megaptera Novaeangliae). The stamp in  the mini sheet is octagon-shaped stamp with silver foil in shape and measuring at 44.8mm x 37.8mm. Its the first non square shaped stamp from Pos Malaysia this year.

first-day-cover

The First Day Cover (FDC) price remains the same, 50 sen each. This one features Porpois Ambu (Neophocaena Phocaenoides). The postmark is beautiful by the way, I should get it for my postcards.first-day-cover-with-stamps first-day-cover-with-miniature-sheet

This is the folder design for the special issue, valued at RM6.00. I don’t usually buy the folder, but if you like it, feel free to get one for you.

folder

 

 

info source: http://pos.com.my/post-offices/stamps-philately-setemku/?colYear=3846

 

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