First Cat Stamp Series

En. Khalid Rashid Public Relations Officer

01 Apr 1999

012 - 220 0982

The first cat stamp series, which feature cats in Malaysia has been launched by Pos Malaysia, on the 1st April 1999. It is denominated in 30cents, 50cents or RM1.00. The size of the stamp is 27.94mm x 44.45mm with 13 perforation, printed on SPM watermarked phosphor coated paper.There are 50 stamps per sheet. The size of the miniature sheet is 80mm x 90mm.

It is a design of Peter Chuah PK, printed by Security Printers (M) Sdn. Bhd. using the Lithography printing process. First Day Cover, at the price of 30cents per piece is also available. At the mean time, a presentation pack is selling at RM3.50 per pack. The souvenir Cover including a set of stamps, 2 miniature sheets and an album of cats costs RM15.00. This series of cat stamp is issued in conjunction with the International Cat Show 99 which was held on the 4th April 1999 in Seremban.