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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.

uction Results

London Spink Meeting, AGM & Auction 4th March 2017

Pictures by Nick Hackney


The Annual General Meeting



MSG Chairman Dominic Morris ,centre, opens the AGM; Carl Stott, left, Treasurer; Mike Padmore, right, Hon Secretary


Members attending



Members standing in memory of Members who have closed their albums since the last AGM



The AGM approved making Susan McEwen and Andrew Norris Honorary Life Members of the Group as a tribute for their substantial contribution over many years.

Honorary Life Members

A message from Andrew Norris and Susan McEwen.

Thank you to Dominic, the Committee and the members of the MSG for making us Honorary Life Members. It is a great honour and a privilege to follow in the footsteps of: Howard Selzer, Tommy Traill, Ian Raybould, Gordon Peters and Graham Nelson.

The MSG has been important to us since we joined in 1975 and 1976 respectively. The Group is approaching its 60th birthday and long may it flourish. We look forward to continuing attending meetings and participating in the Group’s activities.


The MSG Auction

March 4th 2017 Auction Results


Of the 270 lots put up for auction by 13 vendors all but 67 were sold. 16 room bidders were successful as were 35 postal / email bidders.

Gross sale proceeds amounted to £13,508. 3 postal bidders were unlucky in not winning anything.

All lots for postal bidders should be in the post by no later than the 10th March , unless alternative arrangements have already been agreed

[from John Hawes]


Some of the Lots for viewing


More lots for viewing



Preparing for the Auction



The Auction under way, left to right John Hawes, Peter Cockburn, Carl Stott


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