The following information was extracted from Stanley Gibbons web-site, November 29, 2004.

World Stamp Championship: Singapore-2004
Issue Date: 28 August 2004

To mark the world stamp championship to be held from August 28 to September 1 Juche 93(2004) in Singapore, a sheetlet "Cactus" was issued. The logo of the exhibition is overprinted in the sheetlet.


The original home of Cactus is the tropical and the subtropical areas in America.

It grows on the seashore and the highlands in latitude 55 North and 53 South and as the garden plant, it is in cultivation all over the world.

70 won stamp: Notocactus leninghausii (Hge jr) Berg
90 won stamp: Echinocactus grusonii Hildm
100 won stamp: Gymnocalycium baldianum (Speg) Speg
140 won stamp: Mammillaria insularis Gates


Technical Details Extracted from Stanely Gibbons:

Singapore 2004 - World Stamp Championship Overprint on:
Cactus sheetlet, issued June 2, 2004. 4-stamp sheetlet: Issue Date: 28 August 2004 Series: - Colour: - Printing: offset Paper: - Watermark: - Gum: - Stamp size: 34 x 52 mm M/S size: - Sheetlet size: 150 x 95 mm FDC size: - Perforation: - Designs: W70: W90: W100: W140: Format: - Sheet: - Sheetlet: 4 stamps Stamp Quantity: - M/S Quantity: - Sheetlet quantity: 10.000 (Perf) 500 (Imperf) Designer: Kim Chol Ung & Jon Kum Hui Printers: - First Day Postmark: -

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