Monday, May 20, 2013

20130430 - MALAYSIA

*** UPDATED with New Overprinted Block ***

Here it is a candidate to best issue of 2013

Code: MAL-2013-01
Release Date: April 30, 2013
Postal Authority: Pos Malaysia
Title: Lighthouses in Malaysia - Serie 2
Format: Serie of 3 stamps AND Block with 1 stamp
Sheets of:  20 stamps
Block Dimensions (mm): 110 x 80
Stamps Dimensions (mm): 48 x 30
Perforation: 14
Design: Jabatan Laut Malaysia
Printing Process: Lithography
Paper: with Phosphor Coating and Fibre
Printed by: Chanwanich Security Printing
Currency: Malaysian Ringgit - MYR

Stamp 1
50sen (0.50 MYR)
Service: Local  Printed Matter/Periodical up to 20gr
Lighthouse: Pulau Rimau 
Stamp 2
60sen (0.60 MYR)
Service: Local Letter up to 20gr
Lighthouse: Fort Cornwallis
Stamp 3
60sen (0.60 MYR)
Service: Local Letter up to 20gr
Lighthouse: Pulau Angsa
(glows in the dark)
RM 5 (5 MYR)
Lighthouse: One Fathom Bank

Block Overprinted with the map of Australia in Red and the
inscription "Centennary of Kangaroo Stamps"
The object of this overprint was the 2013 World
Stamp Expo 2013 - Melbourne
May 10 - May 15


Complete Sheets with Lighthouses in the borders

First Day Cover

Maxi Cards


This is the Serie 2 of Lighthouses in Malaysia.  I asume that the issue of 2004 is the serie 1.
Thank you very much to Mohd Nizamuddin Safie,  writer of the web site   for the alert on this issue.

Thanks also to Klaus and Eckhard for the alert on the Overprinted issue.

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