Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Malaysia Stamp - 150th Anniversary Sarawak State Legislative Assembly - November 8, 2017 Issue

I created these First Day Covers at Penang Main Post Office, George Town.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Malaysia Stamps - 2017 Tentative Stamp Schedule (Updated October 11, 2017)

Pos Malaysia Tentative Stamp Schedule for 2017. Please note that may be frequent last minute changes by Pos Malaysia.

Jan 10 - Malaysian Serama (Year of Rooster 2017)

Jan 24  - Festival Food Series - Chinese

Feb 9  - 100th Anniversary Chung Ling High School

Feb 21 - National Definitive Series

Mar 16 - Festival Food Series - Kadazan Dusun and Dayak

Mar 28  - Festive Greeting

Apr 24 - Coronation of 15th King of Malaysia Sultan Muhammad V

May 18  - 100th Anniversary of Oil Palm Industry

Jun 6  - Festival Food Series - Malay

Jun 20  Tue - Malaysian Batik

Jul 17 - MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang Line

Aug 8  - 50th Anniversary of ASEAN - ASEAN Post  (National Flower)

Aug 19   - SEA Games 2017

Sep 1 - 150th Straits Settlements Stamp - Provisional Issue

Sep 9 - Special Edition Series III: Seri Paduka Baginda Yang Di-Pertuan Agong

Sep 14 - Negara Ku

Oct 9 Mon - World Post Day - Pos Silang

Oct 17 Tue - Festival Food Series - Indian

Nov 3 Fri - Royal Visit of HRH the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall - 60 Years Anniversary of Diplomatic Ties Malaysia-United Kingdom

Nov 8 Wed - 150th Anniversary Sarawak State Legislative Assembly

Nov 21 Tue - Tourist Destinations - Pahang, Perak, Terengganu

Dec 1 Fri (Sale on Dec 4 Mon) - 150th Straits Settlements Stamp - Permanent Issue

Dec 4 Mon - Children's Holiday Activities - Stamp Week 2017 (Dec 4-10, 2017)

Dec 19 Mon - #Kitajuara SEA Games 2017


Friday, November 3, 2017

Malaysia Stamps - Royal Visit of the TRH the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall - November 3, 2017 Issue

I created these First Day Covers at Penang Main Post Office in George Town and at Butterworth Post Office. The TRH visited George Town, Penang Island (formerly Prince of Wales Island) on November 7, 2017 touring the house of worship at St. George's Church, Kapitan Keling Mosque, Sri Mahamariamman Hindu Temple and Royal Malaysian Air Force Base in Butterworth which was formerly Royal Australian Air Force Base.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Malaysia Stamp - Festival Food Series - Indian - October 17, 2017 Issue

I was at Penang General Post Office and created these First Day Cover - that complete this four food festival series of Chinese, Malay, Kazadazan Duzun and Dayak and now Indian.

Friday, October 13, 2017

JOHOR - Mersing Post Office

I visited Mersing Post Office in Mersing, Johor on October 9, 2017 - World Postal Day to collect Mersing First Day Cover cancellation.

Singapore Post Office Cancellations

I visited 42 post offices out of 57 in Singapore in October 2017 and obtained the date cancellation from each post office.

These 6 covers are for post offices grouped under the 6 zones by Singapore Post: CBD, North-East, North, East, West, Central.

Note: Please do not use these photographs.

Cover #1 - CBD (All 7 Post Offices)
ORCHARD, RAFFLES PLACE, SUNTEC CITY, SHENTON WAY, TANJONG PAGAR, BRAS BASAH, CHINATOWN





Cover #2 - North-East (All 7 Post Offices)
ANG MO KIO CENTRAL, PUNGGOL, SENGKANG CENTRAL, HOUGANG CENTRAL, LIM AH PIN ROAD, SERANGOON CENTRAL, SERANGOON GARDEN






Cover #3 - North (All 3 Post Offices)
WOODLANDS CENTRAL, YISHUN CENTRAL, SEMBAWANG





Cover #4 - East (All 6 Post Offices)
PASIR RIS CENTRAL, BEDOK CENTRAL, SIGLAP, TAMPINES CENTRAL, CHANGI AIRPORT, SIMPANG BEDOK






Cover #5 - West (All 9 Post Offices)
BUKIT PANJANG, JURONG POINT, CHOA CHU KANG CENTRAL, CLEMENTI CENTRAL, BUKIT BATOK CENTRAL, JURONG EAST, JURONG WEST, TEBAN GARDEN, CLEMENTI WEST






Cover #6 - Central (10 post offices out of 25 post offices)
BUKIT TIMAH, HARBOURFRONT CENTRE, ALEXANDRA, BISHAN, TION BAHRU, GENERAL POST OFFICE, CITY SQUARE, TOA PAYOH CENTRAL, GEYLANG, CRAWFORD

(to visit these 15 more post offices in future: Bukit Merah Central, Geyland East, Ghim Moh Estate, Katong, Killiney Road, Macpherson Road, Marine Parade, Novena, Pasir Panjang, Potong Pasir, Tanglin, Thomson Road, Toa Payoh North, Towner, Whampoa)

Monday, October 9, 2017

Malaysia Stamp - World Post Day October 9 - Pos Silang - October 9, 2017 Issue

I created these First Day Cover cancellations at Johor Bahru General Post Office and at Mersing Post Office, Johor.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Malaysia Stamps - Negaraku - September 14, 2017 Issue

For this issue, the 4 stamps (50, 50, 60, 60 sen) are winning paintings by children to depict this theme Negaraku (My country) and there are RM3 and RM6 miniature sheet. I created these First Day Covers at Penang Main Post Office (Penang Island), Bukit Mertajam PO (Mainland Penang), Sungai Petani (Kedah State) and Parit Buntar (Perak State). I also collected a FDC cancelled in Sibu Post Office (Sarawak State). There are 14 states and 3 federal territories and so at least covered 3 states today.

Monday, September 4, 2017

Malaysia Stamps - Seri Paduka Baginda Yang Di-Pertuan Agong - Special Edition Series III - September 9, 2017 Issue

This third series of special stamp sheet to show all the previous and current Yang Di-Pertuan Agong (King of Malaysia). I added and cancelled the miniature sheets of current King (Sultan of Kelantan) and previous King (Sultan of Kedah) on the official folder cover. There is no official First Day Cover for this issue.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Malaysia Stamps - 150 Years Straits Settlements Stamps Provisional Issue - September 1, 2017

Penang Island (Prince of Wales Island) and Seberang Perai (Province Wellesley) were parts of the Straits Settlements together with Malacca and Singapore. In Penang Island, there are two post offices (Penang Main Post Office at Downing Street, George Town and Dato' Kramat Post Office) with First Day Cover pictorial cancellations. In Seberang Perai, there are three post offices with pictorial FDC chops - Butterworth, Taman Chai Leng (in Perai), Bukit Mertajam. I created these First Day Covers using Pos Malaysia covers and Penang Philatelic Society Souvenir covers with special cancellation of Penang Philatelic Society at the Stamp Show in Udini Square, Penang. Through other collectors, I obtained the First Day Cover of Jalan Laksamana (post office at Melaka historic center) and Labuan which was once part of Straits Settlement too.