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.

A short report of a meeting held at Sydney Stamp Expo 2015 held April 16 to 19 this year

Report by Jeff Newman

Attending our joint meeting were-
Patrick Longfield. Paul Barsdell. Yen Boon Swee, Wong Shau-Yee,
Jim Howard, Max Bushby & Jeff Newman.

Photo Wong, Bushby, & Longfield

Results of members exhibiting were-
Yen Boon Swee - " Australian Forces in Malaya - WWII" - Gold
Patrick - " British North Borneo - Stamps & Postal Usage 1883-1925" - Large Vermeil
Jim - "Brunei 1895- 1947 " - Large Vermeil
Paul - " Laos" - Large Silver & "Benin-Dahomey Postal History" - Large Silver
Derek Pocock - "Picture Postcards of The Melanesian Mission"-Vermeil
Ross Duberal - " Western Australian Postal Markings 1840-1913" - Large Vermeil


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