11-11-2008 – Seashells of Malaysia / Cengkerang Laut

30sen – Horned Helmet 30sen – Burnt Murex 50sen – Frog Shell 50sen – Triton´s Trumpel MS RM2 – Venus comb Murex MS RM2 (Imperf) Seashells are the hard protective layer of a marine animal, typically that of marine invertebrates. Seashells are commonly attributed to marine molluscs which has various sub-categories such as gastropods (e.g.…

09-10-2008 – Unique Flowers / Bunga bungaan Unik

There are many varieties of flowers found in Malaysia and there are some species that are attractive and unique due to their special shape or rare fragrance. Most traditional Malay landscape comprise of plants with fragrant flowers, leaves and wood. 30sen – Kenerak (Goniothalamus tapis) 30sen – Kembang songsang (Gloriosa superba) 50sen – Akar dani…

10-06-2008 – Cultural Instruments & Artefacts

Malaysia is bless with multi-ethnic community with different values, culture and heritage. This assortment of different culture, values and race have resulted in the various cultural instruments and atefacts. Cultural instruments and artefacts featured in the stamps of this Series II are stone grinder, “supu” and coconut grater; instruments that were used traditionally and are…

28-02-2008 – Bridges of Malaysia

Bridges are an important element in establishing communication links between towns and cities that are separated by difficult terrain or rivers. The role of bridges has been important in the economic and social development of Malaysia enabling transportation links in moving people and goods. The building or bridges over the centuries has evolved from simple…

16-09-2008 – Royal Headgear / Tengkolok Diraja

The Royal Headdress or ‘Tengkolok’ is part of the ceremonial attire of the Malay Rulers. For centuries, Malay Rulers had been wearing headdress made of woven silk fabric that is shaped into different styles for a few hundred years as part of their regalia since the days of the Malay sultanate. This headdress is also…