IPOH: The Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah today launched special commemorative stamps and philatelic collection by Pos Malaysia Berhad to celebrate his enthronement on Wednesday.
The royal stamp collection will be made available for sale at post offices nationwide starting May 7.
Pos Niaga chief operating officer Bahaman Kamaruzzaman said for the first time in history, a special feature of gold ink was used on the stamps in conjunction with the historical event. â€œA gold ink was used on crest and words.
In addition, the stamps also have glossy finishing bringing an extra shine to the gold ink,â€ he said at the event here.
With the royal portrait of Sultan Nazrin Shah and Raja Permaisuri Perak Tuanku Zara Salim, the special stamps consist of three individual stamps priced at 60 sen, 80 sen, and RM1.20 on a sheet of 20 stamps each.
In addition to that, collectable First Day Covers are also available at 50 sen each and RM71.60 for the complete Sultan of Perak enthronement set.-NST