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 MSG Sydney Meeting June 17th 2011


Report and pictures by Jeff Newman, of the meeting at the Longfield residence.

Present were members Patrick Longfield, Yen Boon Swee, & Jeff Newman
+ Geoff Lewis (a well regarded postal history collector & President of the recent Sydney Stamp Expo 2011))
Gordon Weate sent an apology as recovering from a spinal operation.

Boon Swee brought along his display of 'AUSTRALIAN FORCES in MALAYA WWII'
which he had displayed at The Royal Sydney Philatelic Club on June 14th.

We then enjoyed a supper prepared by Patrick + a dessert sent by Lolita Lewis.

I attach several photos taken on the evening.

Geoff Lewis, Patrick Longfield, Yen Boon Swee, & Jeff Newman


Patrick, Jeff, & Boon Swee


Patrick, Geoff, & Boon Swee





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