According to info received by StampNews.com SingPost is releasing its Zodiac Goat stamps to commemorate a new year in the Chinese lunar calendar. The issue consists of two stamps that are to be put into circulation on the 9th of January.
The compassionate, kind hearted and sincere Goat, eighth in the Zodiac Cycle starts off yet another New Year on the Chinese zodiac calendar in 2015.
Beginning in 2008, this stamp issue is the eighth of 12 sets of stamps in the second zodiac stamp series released by SingPost. The designs for the entire zodiac series were created by Mr Leo Teck Chong and are based on a design concept of "roundness", signifying fullness, wealth and prosperity.
Each set of stamps comes in three denominations: 1st local, $0.70 and $1.30. Stamp enthusiasts may be interested in the limited edition Collectors' Sheet that costs $16.80.