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 Indonesia-Malaysia 2011 Joint Issue of Stamp

8 August 2011

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(1 Sheet Stamps, 1 Minisheet, 2 FDC ) exclude shipping charges

Joint Issue of stamp Indonesia-Malaysia is intended to foster mutual understanding and friendship between the two nations. Through the issuance, we are invited to look back at the historical artifacts and similarities posessed by two countries in facing a brighter future relationship.

Proclamation Monument

Located in Jakarta, Proclamation Monument or commonly referred to as the Lightning Statue is a monument built to commemorate proclamation of independence of the Republic of Indonesia. In this monument complex stands statue of Sukarno and Mohammad Hatta as well as the text of the proclamation that resembles the original manuscript. This place is commonly functioned as site for commemoration of the independence and one of a prime location by demonstrators in voicing their aspirations in a new era of reforms.

Malaysia's National Monument

was built to commemorate the heroes who have sacrificed to defend national sovereignty. Located in Kuala Lumpur, the monument was made by American artist, Felix de Weldon and inaugurated on February 8, 1996. The monument depicts seven soldiers symbolizes leadership, morale, unity, readiness, strength, courage and sacrifice.

Indonesia's First Currency

Oeang Repoeblik Idonesia or ORI is the first currency owned by the Republic of Indonesia after the independence. Issued in the form of paper bank note with nominal value of one cent, the currency was well begun to circulate on October 30, 1946. The bank note was signed by the Finance Minister A.A. Maramis and printed by Canisius Printing. Due to the issuance of this new currency, the previous Japanese as well as Javasche bank note was declared invalid.

Independent Malaya's First One Dollar Note

Malaysia's first paper bank note with  a nominal value of one dollar was issued on March 1, 1959 and began to circulate on June 1 in the same year. The currency prevailed in the area of Malaya, Singapore, Sarawak and North Borneo (now Sabah) was signed by Tun Lee Hau Shink, the first Finance Minister of Malaysia. The paper bank note impressed serial number and image of tiger's head watermark on the front side.

Regional Military Government of Surakarta Stamp

Regional Military Government of Surakarta Stamp is emergency stamp issued to show the nation's spirit of resitance during the Dutch Military Aggression II. The stamp series was issued in August 1949 and printed in blue, without perforations and adhesive, with nominal value of fifteen Rupiahs. Remains less than 50 pieces in recent time, it becomes one of contemporary "Indonesia Philatelic Games".

Independent Malaya's First Stamp

The first stamp issued by independent Malaya has a denomination of ten cents. Printed in brownish color with intaglio techniques, this stamp shows a picture of Tunku Abdul Rahman waving his hand toward the people of Malaya. Stamp design also includes pictures of pigeon and a sailboat to symbolize the universal peace and the journey of newly independent country in future.

Green Jungle Fowl

The green jungle fowl is known by the scientific name of Gallus varius. Generally, the species can be found in Java, Bali, Flores, Komodo, Lombok as well as its surrounding small islands. Unlike the red jungle fowl that came from mainland Asia, this species is dark green colored with orange on its wings. This fowl is commonly referred to as Bekisar, although this naming is not appropriate because the name is derived from hybridization process of green fowl and chicken.

Red Jungle Fowl

The red jungle fowl has scientific name of Gallus gallus. According to bird experts there are five sub-species of red jungle fowl spread across northern India, Nepal, Myanmar, Thailnad, Vietnam, Malaysia Peninsula and Sumatra. Currency, it is quite difficult to ensure the purity of this species, because of intercrossing process that may occurs over time.

 

TECHNICAL DETAILS

STAMPS #1

Stamps #2

 

Classification of Issuance

:

Special

Product Code

:

1111112

Issue date

:

8 August 2011

Designs and Denominations

:

1/8 Proclamation Monument

2/8 ORI

3/8 Surakarta's Military Stamp

4/8 Gallus varius

5/8 Malaysia's National Monument

6/8 Malaysia's First Currency

7/8 Malaysia's First Stamp

8/8 Gallus gallus

Denominations Rp 2.500,-

Size

:

40 mm x 30 mm

Perforations

:

12.75 x 13.50

Sheet Composition

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16 pieces (4x4) 2 sheets

Price per Sheet

:

Rp 20.000,-

Colours

:

4 colours + invisible ink

Paper

:

Tullis Russel

Gum

:

PVA

Printing Process

:

Offset

Printing Quantity

:

Reguler 300.000  Sets

Designer

:

:

Creative Vistama

Printer

 

:

 

Perum PERURI

 

Mini Sheet

Product Code

 

111312

Price

 

Rp 20.000,-

Quantity

 

50.000 sets

Designer

 

Creative Vistama

 

First Day Covers #1

First Day Covers #2

 

Product Code

 

112112

Price

 

Rp 24.000,-

Quantity

 

9.000 sets

Designer

 

Creative Vistama

 

 

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