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Some of the places and buildings named after Raffles have been featured on stamps. The middle stamp shows the world-famous Raffles Hotel.

The stamps below show the pitcher plant Nepenthes rafflesiana, the huge foul-smelling flower Rafflesia arnoldi and the Red-crowned Barbet (Megalaima rafflesii).

Stamps: Top (left to right)           1982 Aug           1990 Jul                1987 Feb
               Bottom (left to right)     Brunei 2000     Indonesia 1992     2005 Oct


Written by victorkoo

5 April, 2008 at 10:00 am

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