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Some important and historical events of Indonesian telecommunications had taken place, i.e. :

- in 1991, we just modernized the old telephone sets with crank in all municipalities and regency capitals.

- in 1992, PALAPA B-4 generation satellite had been lauuched;

-  the year of 1992, is the commemoration of the 16 years of PALAPA satellite launch.

In the frame of commemorating the historical events above,  the Directorate General of Posts and Telecommunications  issues  a series of commemorative stamps  and  the Public  Corporation for Posts and Giro issues First Day Covers "TELECOMMUNICATIONSwith are to the following data:

     A. STAMPS

Classification Stamp : Commemorative Stamps

1. Date of issue : 16 August 1992

2. Denominations : 

    a. Rp 200,00 depicting the operation of PALAPA B-4 generation satellite. 

    b. Rp 500,00 depicting the commemoration of the 16 years of PALAPA satellite operation.

    c. Rp 1.000,00 depicting new and old telephone sets symbolizing the modernization in all municipalities and regency capitals.


3. Quantity : 2.000.000 stamps for each denomination  Rp 200,00 and Rp 500,00

                    1.000.000 pieces of Rp 1.000,00 denomination.

4. Paper : White unwatermarked                                            

5. Gum type : PVA

6. Printing process : Rotogravure in four colours bearing special marks in the form of emblem of Perum Pos dan Giro (Public Corporation of Posts and Giro) which are visible only under ultra-violet ray.

7. Size : 20.30 x 38.60 mm.

8. Perforation : 13.50 x 12.75

9. Sheet composition : 50 stamps per sheet.

10. Designers        :  Heri Purnomo and Subagyanto

11. Printer : Perum PERURI.



1. Quantity   : 15.000 pieces 

2. Designer  : Iman Sudjudi, Studio Olah Komunikasi, Bandung

3. Price        : Rp 2.200,00 / each



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