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. 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

Articles on the Stamps and Postal History of Malaya

 

 
Subject Issue/Page
Singapore 9/95 p. 77
Malaya during the Reign of Queen Victoria 8/96 p. 62
9/96 p. 64
The Malayan Federation after Independence 1957-63 10/96 p. 34
The Federated Malay States 11/96 p. 54
Introduction to the Stamps of the Straits Settlements 12/96 p. 58
The Stamps and Postal History of the Straits Settlements 1/97 p. 70
The Japanese Occupation of Malaya 1942-45 2/97 p. 27
3/97 p. 72
Modern Malaysia - More than meets the Eye 4/97 p. 68
Malayan Airmails 1928-42 5/98 p. 61
6/98 p. 73
7/98 p. 31
The Unfederated Malay States: Johore 8/98 p. 86
The Four Northern States of Malaya 10/98 p. 76
The Stamps of the British Military Administration of Malaya 12/98 p. 57
Straits Settlements - The Malaya-Borneo Exhibition 1922 -
Part 1
7/00 p. 99
The Malaya-Borneo Exhibition Stamps -
Part 2 - Kedah, Kelantan and Trengganu
8/00 p. 71
A 1931 Crash Cover from Perlis 07/01
Railway Mail Sorting in the Federated Malay States 10/01 p. 63
Queen Elizabeth Definitives: Part 29 - Singapore 1955-59 12/02 p. 56
A Tiger from Siamese Trengganu 06/03
A Russian in Trengganu? by D.R.M. Holley 06/04
Malaysia's 'Agro' Definitives Come of Age by Len Stanway 07/04
08/04 p. 65
The Jersey Lily and a Shipwreck in Singapore by D.R.M. Holley 08/04 p. 68
Murder in Malaya by D.R.M. Holley 01/05 p. 98
The Stamps of the Federated Malay States used in the Unfederated States of Malaya
1909-1912 by D.R.M. Holley
09/05 p. 54
Malaya - A Fraudulent Design; the background to the Kedah Ploughing definitives by D.R.M. Holley 11/05 p. 87
AUSTRALIA'S 'ISLANDS IN THE SUN' – THE STAMPS AND POSTAL HISTORY OF THE COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS 1955-1969 by Richard Breckon,  December, 2005
Man Overboard - By Accident or Design? - The 1960 Johore 20c Definitive by D.R.M. Holley 01/06
The Pahang 1935-41 Issue by Low Kiat Siong 02/06 p. 80
03/06 p. 48
Pahang: A Fresh Look at the 1897 Bisects by D.R.M. Holley 05/06
06/06 p. 46

THE AGRICULTURAL DEFINITIVES OF MALAYSIA, DATING THE CHANGES – Part I by Mac McClaren

August 2006

THE AGRICULTURAL DEFINITIVES OF MALAYSIA, DATING THE CHANGES – Part II by Mac McClaren, 

September 2006
Malacca/Melaka: An Historic Malaysian City by Barry Floyd 11/06 p. 72
The 1941 HRH Sultan Sir Hisammudin issue of Selangor by Low Kiat Siong 01/07 p. 64
SS RAINBOW AND SS BENTAN – CACHETS OR CANCELS by D.R.M. Holley,  February 2007
THE SULTANA OF JOHORE – THE STORY BEHIND THE STAMP by Susan McEwen,  September 2007
QUEEN ELIZABETH DEFINITIVES 1954-57 ISSUES OF MALACCA AND PENANG by Nick Halewood,  December 2007

AN ECHO OF A COLONIAL WAR – A SAILOR'S LETTER FROM SINGAPORE by D.R.M. Holley, 

January 2008
BANGKOK, THE BRITISH POST OFFICE IN 1882 by Andrew Norris,  February 2008
Majeedi Camp, Johore Bahru, Malaya'  by Susan McEwen

 its the story of Majeedi - a detention camp in the earlyish days of the Emergency as told by covers going into it from Malaya, Singapore, China and from the detention camp on St John's Island.  Plenty of illustrations, 5 pages .

June 2008
  Special Malaya Study Group 50th Anniversary issue, with five articles by MSG members  April 2009
   
The Butterfly Definitives of Malaysia, 1971 to 1978 — Part 2 Mac McClaren May 2009
The Federation of Malaya—Not Just 36 Stamps! Len Stanway April 2010
Malaya’s One and Only Comprehensive Set of Stamps and Postal Stationery part 1 D R M Holley May 2010
Malaya's One and Only Comprehensive Set of Stamps and Postal Stationery—Part 2 D R M Holley
June 2010
Unissued Victory stamps for Singapore and Malaya, Susan McEwen
Nov 2010
Malaya and the UPU colour scheme Rob Holley Jan + Feb 2011
Flowers and Animals of Malaysia Mac McClaren March + April 2011
   
   
   



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