Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum-themed stamp series to be launched

Channel NewsAsia 17 Apr 15;

SINGAPORE: To mark the opening of Singapore’s first natural history museum, a series of stamps featuring animal specimens will go on sale from Saturday (Apr 18).

The new stamp issue features four animal specimens from the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum: The sauropod dinosaur, the Giant Hawker dragonfly, the Black and Yellow Broadbill and the Leathery Turtle, said SingPost in a news release on Friday.

A pre-cancelled First Day Cover affixed with the four stamps, and a presentation pack with the complete set will also go on sale at post offices, added SingPost.

The Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum at the National University of Singapore will open to public on Apr 28.

- CNA/xq