Old China Town KL The Malaya Study Group Selangor SG 87

The Malaya Study Group exists for collectors of the stamps, postal stationery and postal history of the states of Peninsular Malaysia which until 1963 formed the Federation of Malaya, including the Straits Settlements of Malacca, Penang and Singapore, the Federated Malay States, Negri Sembilan and Sungei Ujong, Pahang, Perak and Selangor and the Unfederated States, Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis and Trengganu. Many MSG members also collect & study all of modern Malaysia, Singapore, and the island of Borneo, comprising additionally  Sabah, Sarawak, Borneo, Labuan, and the states of Brunei & the peninsular state of Singapore. Study of the whole area so often adds to understanding and appreciation of the philately of Malaya. The Society has a JOURNAL, "The Malayan Philatelist" and a NEWSLETTER supplied free to members, EXCHANGE PACKETS, AUCTIONS and has produced a number of significant PUBLICATIONS on the stamps and postal history of the area.

Glasgow Regional Meeting Report

June 5th 2010

Report & pictures by Susan McEwen

GLASGOW Meeting Saturday 5th June 2010

MSG members gathered in Glasgow for Philately and good fellowship.

from the back: Iain Dyce, Francis Podger, Susan McEwen, Nigel Lutwyche and David Mekie



from the left: Iain Dyce, David Mekie, Andrew Norris and Francis Podger


Displays from Nigel Lutwyche - Airletters both Postal Stationery and a selection of ‘Approved by Post Master General Malaya’

Bill McKinlay. The first 10 years of Malaysia, mint, fine used and First Day Covers including the high values

Jim Maitland Straits stamps had many Company chops, most of which were identified for him by the other attendees

Francis Podger ‘Singapore Revenue Stamps and Postage stamps for Revenue purposes 1826 – date’

David Mekie Singapore 1995 exhibition

Iain Dyce, the Straits Settlements first 2 issues

Andrew Norris. A detailed study of printings, and cancellations on Kedah Padi Sheaf low values ( c 1930)

Susan McEwen Japanese Occupation 1943 Kolff definitives and 1944 Kolff printed Commemoratives.


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