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World Stamp Championship 2004 Singapore Exhibition

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On 28 August 2004 Singapore opened its World Championship Exhibition.

Issue information

The theme of the World Championship Exhibition was ‘Uniting the world through stamps’.

This five-day mega philatelic event coincided with the 150th anniversary of the first use of stamps in Singapore, and would feature more than 2,000 frames of world-class competitive exhibits.

New Zealand Post commemorated this event with a miniature sheet that included four stamps from our New Zealand Home of Middle-earth stamp issue. You could also purchase a special souvenir cover that featured the Singapore city skyline.

Product Listing for World Stamp Championship 2004 Singapore Exhibition

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Image Title Description Price
Miniature Sheet Mint, used or cancelled miniature sheet. $4.80
Souvenir Cover Souvenir cover with miniature sheet affixed. Cancelled on the first day of issue. $5.30

Technical information

Date of issue: 28 August 2004
Miniature sheet and exhibition souvenir cover designed by: Stamps Business, New Zealand Post
Cost of miniature: $4.80
Cost of souvenir cover: $5.30
Printer: Southern Colour Print, Dunedin
Number of colours: Four process colours
Miniature sheet size: 125mm x 95mm
Paper type: 104gsm Tullis Russell red phosphor stamp paper
Number of stamps: Four
Period of sale: These stamps remained on sale until 27 August 2005.