Sunday, October 20, 2013

Fan shaped stamps - Singapore, 2006

This beautiful set of stamps commemorates the 100th Anniversary of Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry. These were issued on 19th July 2006.

A high resolution image of the stamps

The stamps have a distinctive Chinese fan-shaped design with a globe forming part of the background.

The 1st local stamp displays the magnificent 9-storey SCCCI Building along Hill Street, which was officially opened in 1964.

The 2nd Local stamp - purple dendrobium orchids, orchid hybrid cultivated to commemorate the SCCCI’s centennial celebrations.

The 80c stamp - logo of the World Chinese Entrepreneurs Convention (WCEC).

The $1 stamp - Nanyang University (Nantah) administration building of Nantah.

The $2 stamp - War Memorial on Beach Road, which was initiated and built by the SCCCI with support by the people and the government in memory of the civilian victims of the Japanese Occupation.

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