Malaysia started issuing stamps after independence from the United Kingdom on 31 August 1957. These stamps bore the title of Malayan Federation until 9 August 1963 when Sabah, Sarawak and Singapore merged with Malaya to form Malaysia. Singapore became independent from Malaysia in 1965.

Philatelic Exhibitions

KUALA LUMPUR 1992 (5th Asian International Stamp Exhibition), Kuala Lumpur, 1–7 September 1992 MALAYSIA 2014 World Youth Exhibition (29th Asian International Stamp Exhibition), Kuala Lumpur, 1–6 December 2014 (FIP) MALAYSIA 2020 Kuala Lumpur, Nov/December 2020 (FIP)

Stamp Series

Serie (alphabetical)Issue Agro-Based Products of Malaysia01.06.1987 00.06.1993 AnimalsSeries 1 – 04.01.1979 BirdsSeries 1 – 09.09.1965 National Birds 26.10.1983 Hornbills 18.05.1996 Birds of Prey 04.01.1997 Highland Birds 22.07.2000 Birds of Malaysia 27.06.2002 Tropical Birds 14.05.2005 Birds of Malaysia 21.01.2009 Unique Birds 13.01.2013 Woodpeckers 11.05.2013 Wonders of Malaysian forests 25.06.2015 Herons Butterflies31.08.1970 25.07.1973 19.01.1976 27.09.1996 24.04.2008 Clock…

Federation of Malaysia 1963

The Federation of Malaysia was formed September 16, 1963 by a merger of the former Federation of Malaya, Singapore, Sarawak and North Borneo (Sabah) – totaling 14 states. Singapore withdrew in 1965. Sabah and Sarawak having different rates than mainland Malaysia, continued to issue their own stamps after joining the federation. The system of individual…

Philately at POS

“The Philatelic Bureau in Malaysia was established with the sole purpose of instilling interest in the public to collect stamps not only as a hobby but as a very worthwhile activity. The Bureau also actively promotes this special leisure pursuit to school children by visiting them at schools, educating the children about the value of…