This cover features 2 stamps from the new set of definitive stamps from Sing Post: Vanishing Trades.
Date of Issue: 16th October 2013
Date of Cover: 6th November 2013
- Left: Lantern Maker
- Right: Goldsmith
From the Sing Post press release for this issue:
Keeping Alive Memories of Vanishing Trades in Singapore Through Stamps
They bear testimonies to growing and building of yesteryear Singapore and are part of our nation’s rich cultural heritage.
The full issue contains 10 values:
- 1st Local: Dairyman
- 2nd Local: Beaded Slipper Maker
- 5c: Kachang Puteh Seller (vendors selling nuts, beans, or peas)
- 20c: Lantern Maker
- 30c: Songkok Maker (traditional Muslim headdress)
- 45c: Goldsmith
- 50c: Cobbler
- 55c: Knife Sharpener
- 65c: Iceball Seller
- 80c: Parrot Astrology
Thanks to Ai Lyn for this cover.