Three different designs are presented together in the latetst stamp collection to show the multicultural and multiracial aspects of Malaysia
POS Malaysia Bhd issued another stamp collection entitled “Malaysian Calligraphy Series 2”. This collection will be available to collectors and stamp enthusiasts today across post offices nationwide.
Calligraphy is an ancient visual art and the oldest form of communication that is still widely used in the world today. Malaysia, as a multiracial and multicultural country, is blessed to have both modern and classical calligraphies from different scriptures including Jawi, Tamil and Chinese.
Pos Malaysia group CEO Syed Md Najib Syed Md Noor said: “Pos Malaysia is honoured to issue the second series of the Malaysian Calligraphy stamp collection with three stamp designs featuring Jawi, Tamil and Chinese calligraphic art designed around the theme of ‘Peace, Prosperity and Happiness’. All three designs are presented together to show the multicultural and multiracial aspects of Malaysia, which is something that we Malaysians are proud of.”
Pos Malaysia is producing a total of 800,000 pieces of the stamps in 60 sen, 80 sen and RM1 denominations for this collection.
Together with the issue, Pos Malaysia is also issuing a special miniature sheet (MS) featuring the combination of all three calligraphies.
Only 30,000 copies of MS are being produced and are available for purchase at RM3 apiece.
For avid collectors, the issuance comes with an exclusive cancellation marks with calligraphy tools design completing the aesthetics of the collection.
The 30,000 copies of first-day covers (FDC) are available for purchase at 50 sen each, while customers may purchase both the FDC with MS at just RM5.90. The 1,800 folder is on sale for RM6 apiece. The complete folder set can be purchased at RM39.40 each.
The stamps and philatelic products are available for purchase at all post offices across the country, and at Pos Malaysia’s online store eziemall.com under the “Stamps & Collectibles” link.
For further enquiry on stamps and other philatelic products, the stamp and philately unit of Pos Malaysia can be reached via telephone at 03-2267 2267 (ext 2000) or email [email protected].
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