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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.


Australia wide MSG Meeting in Canberra, Saturday 15th March 2014

Report by Jeff Newman


Every 2 years there is a 3 day exhibition in Canberra and Paul Barsdell, who was on the organising committee had arranged for a meeting.

Paul & I displayed some sheets from our collections

Present were:

Paul Barsdell & Geoff Wade from Canberra - (Geoff has returned to Australia after many years working in ASIA)

Glen Stafford from Perth - (Glen won a Gold medal for a Postal history display “Forces Mail in Western Australia during World War II”)

Ian Saddler from Melbourne - (Ian won a Large silver medal for a Japanese Conquest and Defeat in World War II”)

Bob Newbold from Adelaide & Jeff Newman from Sydney - a wide representation.






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