Saturday, August 27, 2016

SingPost to issue stamp set to mark 50 years of Singapore's National Day Parade

Source Website: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/singpost-to-issue-stamp-set-to-mark-50-years-of-singapores-national-day-parade
Posted by Gregory Phua, The Straits Times on 5 August 2016 at 12:52 pm SGT


A set of stamps to commemorate 50 years of Singapore's National Day Parade (NDP) will be launched on Monday (8 August 2016).
PHOTO: A set of stamps to commemorate 50 years of Singapore's National Day Parade (NDP) will be launched on Monday (8 August 2016).
Presentation Pack (with complete set of stamps and Miniature Sheet), $8.40, Price inclusive of GST for purchases within Singapore.
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SINGAPORE - A set of stamps to commemorate 50 years of Singapore's National Day Parade (NDP) will be launched on Monday (8 August 2016), SingPost said in a press release on Friday.

The set will comprise seven stamps, each featuring NDP highlights over the years.

These highlights include the 1970 NDP featuring Singapore's first flypast of the state flag, the 1976 NDP which was held for the first time at the newly completed National Stadium, the 2007 NDP at the Float@ Marina Bay,

the first time a new venue was chosen and, lastly, the 2016 NDP which marks the first of the next 50 years of Singapore's growth and development, as well as the first National Day celebration back at the rebuilt National Stadium.



Singapore National Day 2016 NDP FDC Stamps 50 Years of Parade Mint, S$4.17
PHOTO: Singapore National Day 2016 NDP FDC Stamps 50 Years of Parade Mint, SGD 4.17
1st local, 30¢ (Parade, 1960s), 2nd local, 37¢ (City Streets, 1970s), 60¢ (Neighbourhoods, 1980s), 70¢ (Former National Stadium, 1990s), 90¢ (Floating Platform, 2000) and $1.30 (Sports Hub, 2016).
Local Letters Postage Rates (Singapore) for Weight Step Not Over 20g = 30¢ (1st Local)
Local Letters Postage Rates (Singapore) for Weight Step Not Over 40g = 37¢ (2nd Local)
1st Local stamps can be used to make up the postage for overseas mail.
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Each set of stamps comes in six denominations: 1st local, 2nd local, 60 cents, 70 cents, 90 cents and SGD 1.30.

There is also a pre-cancelled first day cover at $5.20 that comes affixed with the complete set of stamps.



Pre-cancelled First day cover & stamps designed by Wong Wui, S$5.20
PHOTO: Special postmark "HAPPY BIRTHDAY SINGAPORE 8.8.2016", only available at Toa Payoh roadshow booth. Pre-cancelled Miniature sheet first day cover.
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"While every stamp creation and dedication is special, these ones are extra special. We are excited to dedicate these classic stamps, and what better occasion to do it than at this year's National Day celebration," said Mr Woo Keng Leong, Chief Executive Officer, Postal Services, SingPost.



Singapore 2016 50 Years Of National Day Parade Miniature Souvenir Sheet Of 1 Stamp In Mint, S$2.00
PHOTO: Singapore 2016 50 Years Of National Day Parade Miniature Souvenir Sheet Of 1 Stamp In Mint, S$2.00
Price inclusive of GST for purchases within Singapore.
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The stamp sets will go on sale from 8 August 2016 at all post offices and the Singapore Philatelic Museum. They may also be purchased online at www.stampdelight.com, or from the SingPost pop up store at HDB Hub Atrium on 8 and 9 August 2016, from 11am to 8pm.



National Day 2016: Family Fun & Activities in Singapore
PHOTO: National Day 2016: Family Fun & Activities in Singapore
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Posted by Gregory Phua, The Straits Times on 5 August 2016 at 12:52 pm SGT



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