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18 December 2009

JOINT STAMP ISSUE INDONESIA - IRAN

Al Markaz Mosque, Makassar

The biggest and grandiose mosque in Southeast Asia, Al Markaz Al Islami Mosque is the pride of Makassar resident. Its beautiful architecture is influenced by Masjidil Haram in Mecca as well as Masjid Nabawi in Medina. Ir. Achmad Nu'man, the designer, also adds architecture elements of Katangka Mosque in Gowa as well as Bugis-Makassar traditional house. Initiated by General M.Jusuf, the building started on 8 May 1994 and finished on 12 January 1996. Located at Mesjid Raya Street Makassar City, this three floor building looks lovely with a green  color nuance. Beside its main functions as praying place, this mosque serves as an education center of Islam. Al Markaz Mosque is dedicated to become one of centers of Islam study and development is eastern part of Indonesia.

The Soltanieh Dome

The Soltanieh Dome or the mausoleum of Oljeitu (Sultan Mohammad Khodabandeh) is an outstanding work of Persian and Islamic architecture built between 1302 and 1312 BC. Soltanieh Dome, which was the worlds's tallest building of its time, currently ranks third after Italy's Saint Mary church in Florence and Turkey's Aya Sofia Mosque in Instanbul Located near Iran's western Zanjan province, this 54 meter tall octagonal base building comprises three parts: maosoleum, dome chamber and vault. The dome chamber is decorated with Islamic inscriptions and beautiful muqarnas (a traditional Persian art). The king's body was laid to rest in the vaultand two guards protected the gilded royal tombstone at all times. This historical building designed by mason Ali Shah Tabrizi was registered in UNESCO's World Heritage list in 2006.

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TECHNICAL DETAILS

STAMPS

Classification of Issuance

:

Special Stamps

Product Code

:

091117

Issue date

:

18 December 2009

Designs and Denominations

:

1/2 Al Markaz Mosque (Rp 3.000,-); 2/2 Kubah Soltanieh (Rp 1.500,-)

Size

:

30 x  40 mm

Perforations

:

12,75 x 13,50

Sheet Composition

:

-

Price per Sheet

:

a. Rp 60.000,-  b. Rp 30.000,-

Colours

:

4 colours separation + 1 invisible ink

Paper

:

Tullis Russel

Gum

:

PVA

Printing Process

:

Offset

Printing Quantity

:

300.000 Sheets

Designer

:

Tata Sugiarta (Indonesian); Srrafzadegan (Iran)

Printer

:

Perum PERURI

MINISHEET

Product Code

:

091317

Price

:

Rp 27.000,-

 

Printing Quantity

Designer                                           

::

300.000 sets

Tata Sugiarta

FIRST DAY COVER (FDC)

 

Product Code

:

a. Regular FDC : 092117

Price

:

Rp 6.500,-

Printing Quantity

:

5.000 pcs

Designer

:

Tata Sugiarta

Product Code

:

b. Integrated Cover : 092117-a

Price

:

Rp 11.000,-

Printing Quantity

:

750 pcs

Designer

:

Tata Sugiarta

 

 

 

Stamp Sales Period                    : 18 December 2009 31 December 2012

Period of Validity For Postage      : 18 December 2009 31 December 2014

 

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