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.

The Malaya Study Group Worthing Regional Meeting 18th September 2010

Report by Susan McEwen


Worthing provided its traditional sunshine as the MSG gathered for our 2010 meeting there on Saturday 18th Sept.

Worthing scenes

East Worthing Community Centre

The displays were:

Andrew Norris, Perforated Specimens
Carl Stott, postmarks of Kelantan, Malacca , Negri Sembilan and Pahang
Joe Robertson Postage Dues, FMS outward mail
Peter Cockburn Patriotic fund labels
Peter King Forces Post Offices
Mike Kingsland Malaysia - not in SG
Len Stanway Recent Singapore and Malaysia
Dominic Morris Perak 1935 - 1940
Mike Ludlow Printed Matter rates
Susan McEwen Malacca 1800 - 1950
Rob Holley Kelantan 'Small' heads.


We were pleased to welcome Mike + Dee Pullen, visiting from Spain. Also Anne, Diane, + Jane who having deposited their philatelists had an enjoyable day in Worthing and Brighton. A fuller report of the meeting will be in the newsletter.


The Imperial China Restaurant


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