Tuesday, April 1, 2008

More recent Singapore Postmarks

Singapore postmarks have changed quite significantly since the 1970s and here's some of the more recent updates. We still have the traditional round postmarks:

Here's a round postmark, with different designs from those 'C' series:

Other than round types, we have the octagonal types as well:

There are also postmarks on 'strips' for bigger mail items:

Postmarks also contain more messages, sometimes for nation building purposes:

One of the latest innovation is the use of 2D barcodes as postmarks! Not sure why is there a need for such complex postmarks, and what data is captured inside the barcode. Hmm.

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