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On 30th December 1987, the Directorate General of Posts and Telecommunications issues a series of special stamps and the Public Corporation for Posts and Giro issues First Day Cover "Fauna 1987" with the following specifications:
Classification Stamp : Special Stamps
1. Date of issue : 30 December 1987
2. Denominations :
Rp 500,00 depicting the catfish (Clarias batrachus). This species of catfish is generally raised in Indonesia. Another species of catfish imported to Indonesia lately is Clarias fuscus, which is popularly called the Dumbo catfish. Beside the aforementioned catfish, there are still other species of catfishes in Indonesia, i.e. Clarias lelacanthus, Clarias nieuwhofi and Clarias teesmanii. They however, are hard to be found again nowadays. Clarias batrachus has three different colours, i.e. black (dark), albino (white) and red.
Rp 200,00 depicting the gold fish (Cyprinus carpio L.), which is called also as the Karper fish. Other species of gold fish are the green coloured "Punten", the pinl coloured "Si Nyonya" and the green-blue coloured "Tombro". The gold fish is the first species of fish raised by people.
Rp 150,00 depicting the gurame fish (Osphronemus goramy Lac.). Together with Tambakan, Sepat Siam and Sepat fishes, they belong to Anabantidae family. The gurame fish is a luxurious and well knoen fish in the Anbantiedae family. The length of this fish can reach 65 cm with the weight of 3 kilogrammes.
3. Quantity : 2.000.000 stamps for each denominations.
4. Paper : White unwatermarked
5. Gum type : Polyphynil-acetate
6. Printing process : Rotogravure in three colours bearing special marks in the form of emblem of Perum Pos dan Giro (Public Corporation of Posts and Giro) which are visible only under ultra-violet ray.
7. Size : 21.00 x 28.96 mm.
8. Perforation : 12.50 x 12.50
9. Sheet composition : 100 stamps per sheet.
10. Designers : Drs. faisol Mustofa, Moh. Nurasyid and Edy Sugianto.
11. Printer : Perum PERURI.
B. FIRST DAY COVER
1. Quantity : ... pieces
2. Designer : Andy S.
3. Price : Rp 1.000,00 / each
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