Saturday, May 18, 2013

Cultural Instruments and Artefacts - Series II

The second series on the cultural instruments and artefacts found in Malaysia, with a focus on the following :

1.  Batu Giling, a stone grinder
2.  Supu, a small container used to keep tobacco
3.  Kukur Kelapa, a coconut grater

These cultural instruments are still being used today, although some have been modified to suit current modern needs.


Date of Issue : 10 Jun 2008
Postmark : Kuala Lumpur
Denomination : 30 sen and 2 x 50 sen
Rectangle Stamp Size : 40mm x 30mm
Triangle Stamp Size : 64mm x 45mm x 45mm
Paper : SPM Watermarked, Phosphor Coated
Printing Process : Lithography


Included in this stamp issue is a triangle stamp. There are not many stamps issued in triangle shape, which make this issue worth to be included in one's collection.

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