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MYTHIC CATS

Item Code Item type Face value Remarks SC
1972 - Merlion Slogan Postmark
SG19720000_ PMK M3 Slogan postmark - Merlion
Wild Cat Art

Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
"Singapore - Garden City of Sun, Sea, and Hospitality"
Singapore M.3.
Earliest use reported:
19 December 1972
Latest use reported:
19 December 1972
If you know more about the dates of use for this item, please let us know.
 
1973-1976 - Merlion Slogan Postmark
SG19730000_ PMK M3 Slogan postmark - Merlion
Wild Cat Art

Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
"Singapore - where East welcomes West so graciously"
Earliest use reported:
3 August 1973
Latest use reported:
29 April 1976
If you know more about the dates of use for this item, please let us know.
 
8 August 1992 - 25th Anniversary of ASEAN
SG19920808 ST 1_00 Stamp 1.00 Merlion
Wild Cat Art

Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
MI 667
 
9 October 1996 - City ScenesJoint issue with China
SG19961009 ST 0_60 Stamp 0.60 Merlion
Wild Cat Art

Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
MI 816
 
SG19961009 MS 0_82 Miniature sheet 0.82
(0.22
+ 0.60)
Merlion (on one stamp)
Wild Cat Art
Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
MI 816
 

This item is also listed for China

CN_SG19961009 FDC 3_10__0_80 First Day Cover (0.20
+2.90
and
0.22
+ 0.60)
Merlion (on two stamps and cachet)
Wild Cat Art
Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
Joint FDC with
CN19961009 ST 0_20
SG19961009 ST 0_60
and two other stamps.
 
1999 - Aerogramme
SG1999XXXX AEG PP Aerogramme PP Merlion
Wild Cat Art

Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
If you know the date of issue for this item, please let us know.
 
9 August 2003 - National Day
SG20030809 ST 1_00 Stamp 1.00 Merlion
Wild Cat Art
Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
Stamp from sheetlets or MS
Perf. 13½
Same design as
SG20050501 ST 1_00
MI 1249A
 
SG20030809 MS L_3_60 Miniature sheet L
+ 3.60
(L (0.22 on issue
+ 0.60
+ 1.00
+ 2.00)
Merlion
Wild Cat Art
Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
4-stamp MS with
SG20030809 ST 1_00
and 3 other stamps
MI B101
 

12 October 2006 - 25th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations with The Vatican City

Joint issue with The Vatican City

SG20061012 ST 0_50 1 Stamp 0.50 Merlion
Wild Cat Art
Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
Stamp from sheets
Perf. 13½
MI 1626A
BDC
SG20061012 ST 0_50 2 Stamp 0.50 Merlion
Wild Cat Art
Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
Stamp from MS
Perf. 12¾
MI 1626C
SG20061012 MS 2_50 Miniature Sheet 2.50 Merlion (on one stamp)
Wild Cat Art
Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
Two-stamp MS with
SG20061012 ST 0_50 2
and another stamp
MI B125
BDC


FDC Back

This item is also listed under Wild Cats

VA_SG20061012 FDC MIX First Day Cover 2.85 Merlion (on 2 stamps)
Wild Cat Art
Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
Lion (on Vatican postmark)
Stylized Lion
National Symbol of Singapore
Joint FDC with stamps from both countries
BDC

17 October 2011 - Significant RiversJoint issue with Egypt

SG20111017 ST 1_10 1 Stamp 1.10 Merlion
Wild Cat Art
Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
Perf. 13¼:13½
Size: 162.5 x 30 mm
Stamp from ordinary sheets
MI 2053
BDC
SG20111017 ST 1_10 2 Stamp 1.10 Merlion
Wild Cat Art
Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
Perf. 12¾
Size: 119 x 22 mm
Stamp from
SG20111017 MS 3_10
MI 2055
 
SG20111017 MS 3_10 Miniature sheet 3.10
(1.10
+ 2.00)
Merlion (on one stamp and selvedge)
Wild Cat Art
Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
2-stamp MS with
SG20111017 ST 1_10 2
and another stamp
MI B158
 
4 August 2014 - 49 Years of Independence

This item is also listed under Wild Cats

SG20140804 MS 2_00 Miniature sheet 2.00 Merlion
Wild Cat Art
Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
Lion (on selvedge)
Single-stamp MS
MI B199
 
1 April 2015 - 50th Anniversary of Independence / My Stamp Sheet
If you have a scan of this issue, please share. SG20150401 MS 2x1st_2_50 Miniature sheet 2 x 1st
+ 2.50
(2 x 1st (2 x 0.30 on issue)
+ 2 x 0.60
+1.30)
Merlion (on label)
Wild Cat Art
Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
5-stamp MS with
SG20150401 LB 3
and 4 other undenominated labels
MI KB2315-2319
 
SG20150401 LB 3 Undenominated label - Merlion
Wild Cat Art
Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
Catstamp on stamp
SG20030809 ST 1_00
shown
MI B199
 

5 June 2015 - 50th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations with FranceJoint issue with France

See Singapore Post's press release for this issue

SG20150605 ST 2_00 Stamp 2.00 Merlion
Wild Cat Art
Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
MI 2324
 
SG20150605 MS 2_30 Miniature sheet 2.30 Merlion (on one stamp)
Wild Cat Art
Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
2-stamp MS with
SG20150605 ST 2_00
and another stamp
MI B208
 
SG20150605 PP 4_05 Presentation pack 4.05
(franking value 2.30)
Merlion (on one stamp and cover)
Wild Cat Art
Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
Official PP with both stamps in set
 

This item is also listed under France

FR_SG20150519 BK 8_40 Booklet / special folder 8.40 Merlion (on two stamps and back cover)
Wild Cat Art
Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
Joint "collector" with the stamps from both countries - the SG stamps in self-adhesive version.
To our knowledge this item has only been sold in cancelled condition
If you have seen mint versions of this product, please let us know.
BDC
31 October 2015 - 50 Years of Singapore Tourism
SG20141031 ST 0_90 Stamp 0.90 Merlion
Wild Cat Art
Merlion Statue
Designer Kwan Sai Kheong, Sculptor Lim Nang Seng (1972), Merlion Park, Singapore
MI 2293
 

Compiled by Geir Arveng with additional information from Marci Jarvis, Greg Balagian and TS Tan.
Latest update: 25 October, 2018