High Value Definitives: Pond Life (2011)

A new set of definitive stamps would be introduced in Singapore this year, after the previous Flora and Fauna definitive stamps were released back in 2007. On 16 February 2011, a set of high-value definitive stamps were released. This set of stamps features the detailed and vivid images of four pond creatures, which is said […]

Spirit of Giving

The latest stamp issue by Singapore Post is entitled ‘Spirit of Giving’. This pair of stamps which measures 73.8 mm by 76 mm each, is probably the largest non-miniature sheet stamp piece ever issued. It features the winning entries from an art competition organised by the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC) last year. In […]

Year of the Rabbit 2011

The Year of the Rabbit is just around the corner, with three new stamps issued as part of the Zodiac series. The Rabbit is the fourth in the zodiac cycle of twelve animals. The 1st Local stamp features a rabbit on a hot pink background and the Chinese character ‘chun’, which means ‘spring’. On the […]

The 2010 Collection of Singapore Stamps

The 2010 Collection of Singapore Stamps is an annual stamp collection produced by Singapore Post in a coffee-table book style. This book contains all the stamp issues released over the year. It contains a total of 62 stamps and one miniature sheet, with a total face value of S$39.21. Of course, a list of technical […]

Festivals in Singapore

It’s Hari Raya Haji today, one of the festivals celebrated by the Malay population in the multiracial and multicultural island of Singapore. Definitely, festivals are something which should be featured on postage stamps, especially to foster good relationship among different cultures and races in Singapore. On 20 October 2010, a set of eight stamps were […]

Kent Ridge Park Trail

Kent Ridge Park, a 47-hectare public park located along the south-western coast of Singapore, has been featured on a recent stamp issue. Singapore Post has released this set of four se-tenant stamps on 22 September 2010 which features the World War II historical site. Kent Ridge Park was then known as Pasir Panjang Ridge. In […]

1990 Asian Games Maximum Cards

This set of six maximum cards (or simply, maxi-cards) was issued on 22 September 1990, and are released to celebrate the 11th Asian Games held in Beijing, China. The third series of stamps for the Games was released on 22 September 1990, the opening day of the Games. Today’s date marks exactly 20 years since […]

National Monuments 2010

The National Day stamp issue for this year will be released early on Wednesday, 4 August 2010. Six monuments will be featured this time, the third of the National Monuments series. The designer for this issue is Leo Teck Chong. He was also the designer for the recently issued Starfish postage prepaid envelope. The six […]

Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games Philatelic Products

This month, three notable Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games philatelic products from Singapore Post have caught the attention of collectors worldwide. This colourful illustration book brings you through the journey, from Singapore winning the bid for the inaugural Youth Olympic Games to the launching of the event. This commemorative book includes the stamps since Singapore […]