Monday, March 12, 2012

New Definitives - Pond Life from SingPost

We have had sea creatures, birds etc as our stamp definitives, and now it is the turn of our pond plants! This time round the Yellow Burhead and Water Lettuce will be the 1st and 2nd Local of the series.
 
The definitives form part of the green environment theme (see news about it), and personally I think it is a fun way of telling our kids about these pond plants, which I bet they don't see that often anymore in our concrete jungle. No I don't think they are endangered in any ways. Water lettuce a.k.a Pistia is actually quite common around the world (see wiki). In fact these 2 pond plants are viewed by some as troublesome invasive species (see pdf)!

Yes the definitives stamps of Yellow Burhead and Water Lettuce are released by SingPost today - 12 March 2012, and it's a pity I haven't got a chance to grab hold of them yet.

4 comments:

WanderVogel said...

Singapore National Co-operative Federation (SNCF) and Singapore Post (SingPost) cordially invite you for a media conference to announce the launch of Singapore's first ever legal tender co-operative stamps to mark the United Nations International Year of Co-operatives 2012. Please find the attached invite for programme details.

For your easy reference, following are the media conference details;

MEDIA CONFERENCE DETAILS

Date: Wed 30 May 2012
Time: 12:00pm to 2pm (Lunch will be served at 12:00pm; event proper at 1:00pm)
Place: Boardroom of SNCF, SLF Building #12-02, 510 Thomson Road, S298135

Please feel free to contact us should you’ve any queries or require additional information.

GolinHarris
Indra Gurung
T: 6551-5435
E: igurung@golinharris.com

Singapore National Co-operative Federation
Marcus Loh
T:65-66020754
E: marcusloh@sncf.org.sg

Anonymous said...

Hi, I came across your blog searching for "Stamp Appraisal Singapore". I would like to know if you know of any? Thank you (:

Stamp & Such said...

Hi Anon,

Sorry but nope I don't know of any appraisal personally. The stamp shops at Penisular could be an option to appraise the stamps, but I've never tried doing so.

Cheers,

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