Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Protected Mammals - Series II

A continuation of the earlier stamp issue, featuring protected mammals in Malaysia, on 28 May 1999, with a focus on civets. Known as musang in Malay, they are nocturnal creatures that look like long-nosed cats.


Date of Issue : 26 Aug 2000
Postmark : Kajang
Denomination : 5 x 30 sen
Stamp Size : 35mm x 35mm
Paper : SPM Watermarked, Phosphor Coated
Printing Process : Lithography


There's another set of designs for this issue, which, unfortunately, I do not have. This design features the following 4 species of civets protected in Malaysia :

1.  Binturong
2.  Otter Civet
3.  Banded Palm Civet
4.  Banded Linsang

Stamp designs as shown herewith - images from stamp leaflet :

Miniature Sheet

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