The stamp depicts the portrait of His Royal Highness during the installation as the 34th Sultan of Perak on 9th December 1985 at the Balairong Seri of Istana Iskandariah, Bukit Chandan, Kuala Kangsar, Perak. The visual in the background shows His Royal Highness kissing the ceremonial sword Pedang Cura Si Manja Kini and this symbolised the regal splendour of the ceremony.
This stamp portrays His Royal Highness Paduka Seri Sultan Azlan Shah Muhibbuddin Shah as the Head of State and the Head of the State Islamic Religion and Custom. The background features the grand and majestic architecture of Ubudiah Mosque which was once proclaimed as the most beautiful design ever built during its time. It was officially opened in 1917 by Sultan Abdul Jalil Karamatullah Shah. the Ubudiah Mosque is certainly one of the many pride possession of the state as over the years it has proven to be one of the main tourist attractions.
h The stamp depicts His Royal Highness who has reigned the state of Perak for the past 25 years. Throughout his reign the Raja Permaisuri Perak Tuanku Bainun has evidently been a strong and loyal companion as often reflected in their constant appearances together. Both His and His Royal Highnesses represent the nation's sacred belief in family unity. The royal yellow background symbolises the nobility of the Royal Highnesses.
Date of Issue : 3rd February 2009
Stamp Value : 30 sen, 50 sen & RM1
Sheet Content : 20 Stamps
First Day Cover Value : 30 Sen
Paper Watermarked SPM, Phosphor Coated
Printing Process Lithography
Printer : Percetakan Keselamatan Nasional Sdn. Bhd.
Designer : Teh Yew Kiang
Tuesday, February 3, 2009