Pos Malaysia released a set of eight stamps on a joint issue of Malaysia-Indonesia on August 8, 2011. The stamps are produced in a format of sheetlet. The counterpart Indonesia also relaesed eight stamps with similar designs today. Pos Malaysia issued perforated and imperforated sheetlets for this joint issue.
90sen – Tugu Negara
90sen – Tugu Proklamasi
90sen – Matawang Malaya & British Borneo
90sen – Matawang ORI
90sen – Setem Pertama Malaya
90sen – Setem Tentera Surakarta
90sen – Ayam Hutan Merah (Gallus gallus)
90sen – Ayam Hutan Hijau (Gallus varius)
Sheet 90sen x 8
Tugu Negara at Jalan Tugu in Kuala Lumpur is a sculpture that commemorates the fallen heroes during Malaya’s Independence, WW2 and the Malayan Emergency. Standing at 15 meters tall, the bronze sculpture was designed by Felix de Weldon, depicts a group of soldiers ( stood on stones imported from Karlshamn, Sweden ) holding the Malaysian national flag.
Tugu Proklamasi in complex Taman Proklamasi at Jalan Proklamasi, Central Jakarta is a monument to commemorate the proclamation of Indonesian independence. The proclamation was read by the then Presiden Soekarno on 17th August 1945, in front of his residence at 56, Jalan Pegangsaan Timur. In the middle of the structure is a black marble slab containing the proclamation. Stand at both side of the slab are statues of Soekarno and Mohammad Hatta.
The Red Junglefowl can be found in South India, Indochina, Malaya, Indonesia and the Philippines, each region has its own subspecies. It is thought to be ancestor to the domestic chicken.
Malaya and British Borneo dollar was the currency of Malaya, Singapore, British North Borneo and Brunei from 1953 to 1967. The currency was issued by the Board of Commissioners of Currency, Malaya & British Borneo.
Oeang Republik Indonesia, ORI is Indonesia’s first currency since independence. The note was first circulated on 30th October 1946.
The Green Junglefowl is endemic to Java, Bali, Lombok, Komodo, Flores and Rinca. Hybrids of Green Junglefowl with domestic chicken are known as Bekisar, of which is a mascot bird of East Java.
The first stamp issued on the day of the independence of Federation of Malaya is a 10sen depict the first PM Tunku Abdul Rahman.
In 1945, after the surrender of Japanese, Indonesia proclaimed independence. The Dutch return to reestablish their rule, but were resisted by armed Indonesian. The armed struggle ended on 27th December 1949.