Technical Details

Date of Issue : 8th August 2007

Stamp Value :  50 sen x 10v x 2

Stamp Size : 32mm x 27mm

Sheet Content : 20 Stamps

First Day Cover Value : 30 Sen

Perforation 14

Paper Watermarked SPM, Phosphor Coated

Printing Process Lithography

Printer : Percetakan Keselamatan Nasional Sdn. Bhd.

Designer : Reign Associates Sdn. Bhd.

ASEAN Omnibus Issue 2007

The Malayan Railway Headquarters Building in Kuala Lumpur is an architectural wonder unlike any other. Its architect, Mr. A. B. Hubbock envisioned a landmark highlighting the best of Moorish Islamic, Gothic and Greek influences.

The complex's lower level floors 97 massive Gothic arches and 4 smaller arches, incorporated with wide verandahs work in harmony, instilling a cool and tranquil atmosphere. The buildings outside facade was constructed out of pre-cast concrete blocks and carved pre-cast columns with semi-circular Gothic arches.

With vast Gothic and circular arches numbering in the hundreds, magnificent domes and entwining columns, the building is a perfect example of magnificent 14th century Greek architecture. The building was completed in November 1917.

However, as beautiful as it was, the building has its share of unfortunate incidences. During World War 2, the Northern section was damaged due to bomb attacks and again in 1968, when a fire caused severe destruction in the area.

Today it remains a Malaysian pride and serves as the headquarters of the Malayan Railway (Keretapi Tanah Melayu), housing its many administrative offices, including the Chairman's office.

 

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ASEAN Omnibus Issue 2007 - Full Sheet

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