Stamp Bulletin – Malaysia (Year 1995, 96)

Continuing my previous post on Malaysia Philatelic Bulletin early year collection, the above copies were published in 1995 and 96. The name has been changed to Malaysian Philatelic Bulletin (previously was Philatelic Bulletin). It was now printed in small handy booklet format and with more colorful contents.

02-12-1996 – Wildlife / Hidupan Liar

(1997: Overprinted of “Wildlife” – Hong Kong Philatelic Exhibition) 1996 Stamp Week was the first stamp week organised by POS Malaysia from 2 – 7 December 2006. It was held in GPO Kuala Lumpur. MS with 20sen – Kongkang (Nycticebus coucang) 30sen – Tupai Gading (Callosciurus prevostil) 50sen – Kupu-Kupu Kuda (Attacus atlas) RM1 -…

18-01-1995 – Fungi of Malaysia

20c – Bracket Fungi (Microporus xanthopus) A member of the “pored” fungi, this fungus possesses millions of tiny pores on the underside of the cap instead of gills. The fungus grows on trees and fallen timber. Its fruiting bodies are leathery, hard and woody instead of fleshy, and are long-lasting. 30c – Cup Fungus (Cookeina…

11-04-1998 – Currency Heritage / Warison Mata Wang

Gold Coins of the Malay States The development of currency in the many island states of the Malay Archipelago was very much related to their trade activities. The intoduction of a standard currency evolved from the need to solve problems often encountered in barter trading. The number of gold coins issued then reflected trading requirement,…

16-06-1997 – IXth World Youth Football Championship

Kejohanan Bola Sepak Remaja Dunia ke IX In 1993, Malaysia had the honor of organizing the World Youth Championship IX – Cup FIFA / Coca-Cola in 1997 (under 20 years) by world soccer’s governing body, Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) . Based out of ideas and initiatives Dr. Joao Havelange, the FIFA President and…

16-04-1996 – Pitcher Plants Of Malaysia / Periuk Kera Malaysia

Pitcher plants scientifically known as Nepenthes are one of the most spectacular plant species on earth. The centre of diversity of Nepenthes is in Borneo Island housing 36 species. Malaysia postal authority has on a few occasions released stamps showing images of Nepenthes. So far, four Nepenthes species have been depicted on stamps of Malaysia,…