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"PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA"

17 August 1998 

On 21 May 1998, the world viewed an acceleration of the historical wheel in Indonesia. People's struggle for reforms pioneered by students reached its peak; Soeharto's 32-year long regime and its New Order ceased; and after 53 years of independence, the nation eventually had the third president; Bacharudin Jusuf habibie. BJ Habibie was born on 25 June 1936 in Pare-Pare, South Sulawesi. His political career ws begun in 1978 when he was appointed to hold the post of Minister of Research and Technology in the Cabinet of Development III an before assumed the presidency he was the Vice President for about two months. The "President" stamp series is issued to commemorate the 53rd an anniversary of Indonesia's independence, 17 August 1998.

 

 

 

 

TECHNICAL DETAIL

STAMPS

Classification Stamp : Special Stamp

Product code            : 981110

Issue Date                : 17 August 1998 

Design  &   Denominations : a. Rp 300,-

                                            b. Rp 700,-

                                            c. Rp 4,500,-

                                            d. Rp 5,000,-

Designs                    : President of the Republic Indonesia

Designers                 : Ketut Warsana, Heri Purnomo,Endro Jatmiko 

Size                         : 25.31 mm x 41.06 mm (vertical)

Perforation              : 13.5 x 12.75

Colours                   : 5 colours + 1 logo

Paper                      : White unwatermarked

Gum                        : PVA

Printing process        : Combination of offset and rotogravure with micro letter "President RI" around the stamp

Quantity                   : 1.000.000 sets

Sheet compositition : 16 (4x4) with horizontal gutter

Printer                     : Perum Peruri

 

 

First Day Cover

Product code : 981120

Price                : Rp 11.500,-

Quantity           : 20.000 pieces

Designer          : Dadan R, Supriyatno

 

Stamp Sales Period                 : 17 August 1998 - 31 Desember 2001

Period of Validity For Postage : 17 August 1998 - 31 Desember 2003

 

Others Related Series:

President & Vice President RI 2010

President 1985

 

 

 

27/06/2007