Hour At The Museum: With Love From Snoopy, Charlie Brown & The Peanuts Gang at the Singapore Philatelic Museum

A Charlie Brown Christmas (Oct 1, 2015)
A Charlie Brown Christmas (Oct 1, 2015)PHOTOS: SINGAPORE PHILATELIC MUSEUM
Peanuts (May 17, 2001).
Peanuts (May 17, 2001).PHOTOS: SINGAPORE PHILATELIC MUSEUM

The beloved characters from Peanuts, the comic strip created by Charles M. Schulz, are the focus of the exhibition With Love From Snoopy, Charlie Brown & The Peanuts Gang, at the Singapore Philatelic Museum. The exhibition includes rare stamp artworks, stamps, comics and collectibles.

A Charlie Brown Christmas (Oct 1, 2015)

United States of America, part of a stamp booklet

A Charlie Brown Christmas was a Peanuts television special that first aired in the US on Dec 9, 1965. The popular show follows main character Charlie Brown as he searches for the true meaning of Christmas. This series of stamps celebrates the 65th anniversary of the Peanuts comic strip, which debuted in 1950.

Peanuts (May 17, 2001)

United States of America, part of a complete stamp sheet

This was part of the first Peanuts stamps issued in the US. The World War I Flying Ace is one of the most popular fantasy identities of Snoopy, Charlie Brown's pet beagle, and was based on Schulz's son Monte's love of World War I model airplanes.

  • WHERE: Singapore Philatelic Museum, 23B Coleman Street

    MRT: City Hall/Clarke Quay/Bras Basah

    WHEN: Till April 30, 10am to 7pm (last admission at 6.30pm)

    ADMISSION: Free for Singaporeans & permanent residents; $6 (adults) & $4 (children aged three - 12)

    INFO: www.spm.org.sg

Snoopy At The Post Office (Oct 6, 2000)

Portugal, part of a miniature sheet

The first Peanuts- themed stamps were issued by Portugal.

 
 
 

Christmas 2001 Peanuts/Snoopy (Nov 12, 2001)

Gibraltar, part of a first-day cover

This stamp, part of a first-day cover donated by Gibraltar Stamps, was the first Christmas Peanuts stamp issue.

Snoopy And Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie Commemorative MyStamp (Dec 2, 2015)

Singapore, part of MyStamp folder

These special-edition stamps were issued in conjunction with the launch of Snoopy And Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie (2015). It features 12 popular characters from the comic strip. The MyStamp folder is on sale at the museum for $21.80.

Peanuts A Fantastic Cayman Vacation (March 9, 2002)

Cayman Islands, part of a miniature sheet

Linus van Pelt is a character from the comic strip who is almost always seen carrying his security blanket. On this stamp, he is enjoying a tropical vacation on the Cayman Islands with Snoopy.

Snoopy And Friends (Aug 19, 2014)

Japan, part of stamp sheets

This series of stamps donated by Japan Post celebrates friendship and the love of letter-writing. It depicts Sally Brown writing a letter, probably to her pen pal, with her brother Charlie Brown by her side.

Snoopy (March 3, 2010)

Japan, part of a stamp sheet

Part of another series of stamps celebrating letter-writing, Snoopy is seen here holding a Valentine's Day letter and sharing his joy with his best friend Woodstock.

Nabilah Said

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 12, 2016, with the headline 'HourAtTheMuseum'. Print Edition | Subscribe