KUALA LUMPUR: Pos Malaysia Berhad (Pos Malaysia) has launched its first Non-Fungible Token (NFT) stamps for collectors, on the occasion of the National Day and Malaysia Day celebrations.
The limited edition NFT stamp is redeemable for free with every purchase of the #Empatbelas Setem Ku Special Edition Stamp Folder Set, priced at RM59 each.
Produced through a collaboration between Pos Malaysia and local retail brand Apom, each stamp folder contains a physical stamp sheet of 14 stamps and each is proudly designed by an artist representing each state and federal territory of Malaysia, highlighting showcasing uniqueness, culture and pride. some domains.
Pos Malaysia Group CEO Charles Brewer launched the #Empatbelas Setem Ku at Apom Suria KLCC here.
Apom co-founder Chantelle Teoh said #Empatbelas was an annual Merdeka-Malaysia Day collaborative project to celebrate Malaysia’s 14 states.
“This year, with the support of Pos Malaysia, the 14 selected artists had the chance to reinvent their pride of state on NFT stamps that transcend the world beyond the philatelic community, as well as the humble physical stamp that has connected Malaysians over the years,” she said.
A stamp collector who only wanted to be known as Shum said he came to the store to buy the latest limited-edition stamp for his personal collection.
“Today I came here to buy 15 sets of the #Empatbelas stamp collection, but I only managed to get 10 because they were out of stock.
“I’ve been collecting stamps for about 40 years and I like it because of the beautiful design and the justifiable price for a stamp collector like me,” he told Bernama.
In a statement, Pos Malaysia said it was the second postal service provider in Southeast Asia to produce NFT stamps after Thailand and joined the global postal fraternity of other countries with similar initiatives such as the Austria, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates and the Netherlands. .
The stamp sets will be available online (www.pos.com.my/shop) and at Apom outlets as well as the Stamp & Philatelic counter at the Kuala Lumpur General Post Office, while purchase in d other selected post offices will be available from September 12th.