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.

Gibbons Stamp Monthly Special Edition for the 50th Anniversary of the foundation of Malaysia

with articles by Malaya Study Group members


Pdf - The Cover of GSM September 2013

Pdf - The Cover of GSM October 2013

Gibbon Stamp Monthly, September 2013, has 5 MSG member's articles, to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Malaya Study Group. The October 2013 edition has a further article by Len Stanway on Malaysia's PosDAFTAR.

Courtesy of Stanley Gibbons, the 6 articles are included as PDF's on this page.

Pdf - The Malaya Study Group by Martin Roper


Pdf - A Brief History of the Founding of Malaysia as told by its stamps by Susan McEwen


Pdf - Malaysia's Turtle Power by Mac Maclaren


Pdf - The Malaysia States Issues, their design and their background by Nick Hackney


Pdf -The Yang di-Pertuan Agongs of Malaysia through a philatelist's eyes by Dominic Morris CBE


Pdf - Registration Stamps, but not as we KnowThem! Malaysia's 'PosDAFTAR' Registration System

Get a printed copy from your retailer or directly from Stanley Gibbons. If any member would like a printed copy of the September issue, Stanley Gibbons can supply at 4.50 inland, 5.50 Europe and overseas surface mail, and 6.75 airmail, postage included.

An annual subscription is £45.00 UK, £80.00 Europe (Airmail), £85.00 ROW(Surface), £116.00 ROW (Airmail)

The subscription telephone number is 01425 4720 363

The Malaya Study Group website was originally created by the late John Morgan, to whom we are indebted for his pioneering dedication to the Group.

WebMaster: KewSoft Web Director Nick Hackney (malayastudygroup@hotmail.co.uk) Telephone & Fax: (44)-(0)208 876 7567