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Oct 08 2002
Coca-Cola Enters The World of Stamp Collecting
First Coca-Cola Stamp To Be Released in November
SINGAPORE, 8 October 2002 -- Coca-Cola has been selected to be featured
in a Singapore stamp set series titled, "Singapore, A Global City"
by Singapore Post. This collection is released in conjunction with the World
Stamp Championships, to be held in Singapore in 2004.
The limited edition collectors' series comprises a total of six stamps and
15 souvenir sheets, grouped under three different categories and featuring 14
other leading brands.
Coca-Cola will launch the series and the "Leisure and Lifestyle"
category on November 20th this year. The other categories are "Communications
and Technology" (release date 18th June 2003) and "Trade and Industry"
(to be released in February 2004).
The "Leisure and Lifestyle" category comprises two stamps illustrating
the sub-themes leisure (sports - a yacht) and lifestyle (denoted by a graphic
depiction of the arts) and five companies associated with it - Coca-Cola, American
Express, McDonalds, Reader's Digest and Swatch.
Tobias Hanbury, General Manager of F&N Coca-Cola (Singapore) Pte Ltd said
'We are honoured to have been selected to be in this illustrious roll call of
companies. We're proud to have been a part of the Singaporean landscape for
almost 70 years."
In conjunction with the stamp release, Coca-Cola has is inviting all consumers
to flex their creative muscles and take part in the Design-a-Stamp contest on
its website www.coca-cola.com.sg where attractive collectibles can be won. The
closing date is 1st January 2003 - send your entries in soon!
For more information on purchase of Singapore, A Global City stamps, go to