Get SingPost Special Edition Olympiad MyStamp Sheets and Postmarks

Olympic is coming to an end (21st August) and there were many hits and misses for Singapore. Although we achieved just one medal, it is this medal that changes the game for the future Singapore Olympians. It is Singapore’s first gold after so many years of trying. To commemorate, SingPost, in collaboration with Singapore National Olympic Council, will release two special edition Rio 2016 Games of the XXXI Olympiad MyStamp sheets on 29th August 2016.

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Issuance Date: 29 August 2016, SingPost’s Rio 2016 Games of the XXXI Olympiad MyStamp Sheets

If you love only Joseph Schooling, there is one with him only. You can buy them individually or as a set. You can pre-order them at www.stampdelight.com from 22nd August 2016. More information in the Press Release below (and also learn how to get your hand on the special Postmarks).

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Singapore’s First Olympic Gold MyStamp sheet

Press Release

SingPost issues limited edition Rio 2016 Games of the XXXI Olympiad MyStamp sheets

Singapore, 20 August 2016 – To celebrate Team Singapore’s achievements at Rio 2016, which include Singapore’s first Olympic gold, Singapore Post (SingPost), in collaboration with Singapore National Olympic Council, will release two special edition Rio 2016 Games of the XXXI Olympiad MyStamp sheets on 29 August 2016.

The limited edition Team Singapore MyStamp sheet is priced at S$20.00 and honours the Singapore athletes for their efforts and achievements at this year’s Olympic games. The total face value of stamps is S$6.60.

The Singapore’s First Olympic Gold MyStamp sheet is priced at S$10.00. On 12 August 2016, Joseph Schooling won Singapore’s first-ever Olympic gold medal after winning the men’s 100m butterfly final with an Olympic record time of 50.39 seconds. This MyStamp sheet features six stamps with photographs of Joseph Schooling’s victorious swim and medal reception. The total face value of stamps is S$2.40.

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The set of Rio 2016 Games of the XXXI Olympiad MyStamp sheets, comprising the Team Singapore and Singapore’s First Olympic Gold MyStamp sheets, is priced at S$25.00.

Mr Woo Keng Leong, CEO (Postal Services) of SingPost, commented: “As the nation celebrates a historic Olympic Games for Team Singapore, SingPost is pleased to collaborate with the Singapore National Olympic Council to issue these special edition MyStamp sheets. Together, we commemorate the Team’s achievements. With these stamps, every Singaporean can own a piece of this milestone. Most importantly, these stamps demonstrate our support of Singapore’s talented athletes and their pursuit of sporting excellence at the highest levels.”

SingPost will contribute all net proceeds, or a minimum of S$10,000.00, to the Singapore Olympic Foundation.

These MyStamp sheets will be available at all Post Offices and the Singapore Philatelic Museum from 29 August 2016. They may also be purchased online at www.stampdelight.com.

Pre-orders will be accepted at all Post Offices and online at www.stampdelight.com from 22 August 2016.

SingPost is celebrating Singapore’s first Olympic gold medal with two commemorative slogan designs. Most stamped letter mail from now until 9 September 2016 will be imprinted with the commemorative postmarks. The designs for these are based on the themes of ‘Stamp of Distinction’ and ‘Stamping Greatness in 50.39 Seconds’.

SingPost has also released a Games of the XXXI Olympiad stamp set in celebration of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games. The stamps come in four designs, featuring swimming (1st Local), shooting (70¢), table tennis (90¢), and sailing ($1.30).

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About Singapore Post Limited

For over 150 years, Singapore Post (SingPost) as the country’s postal service provider, has been delivering trusted and reliable services to homes and businesses in Singapore.

Today, SingPost is pioneering and leading in eCommerce logistics as well as providing innovative mail and logistics solutions in Singapore and around the world, with operations in 19 markets.

Building on its trusted communications through domestic and international postal services, SingPost is taking the lead in end-to-end integrated and digital mail solutions. The suite of SingPost eCommerce logistics solutions includes front end web management, warehousing and fulfilment, last mile delivery and international freight forwarding.

SingPost has been listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange since 2003. The market capitalisation of SingPost stood at S$3.53 billion as of 31 March 2016. The company has a strong credit rating of A-/Stable by Standard & Poor’s.

Commemorative Slogan Design Postmarks

If you want something different, check out the commemorative slogan design postmarks.

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Most stamped letter mail from 16 August 2016 to 31 August 2016 will be imprinted with the commemorative postmarks. The designs for these are based on the concepts of ‘Stamp of Distinction’ and ‘Stamping Greatness in 50.39 Seconds’.

Here is how it looks like on an envelope..

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SingPost suggests that if you wish to collect these special postmarks, ensure that your mail items are of good mail quality, using standard sized and light-colored envelopes. Do it fast!!

PS: If you want to collect them, send a mail (a real mail and not email) to yourself by 31st August.

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