Thursday, June 30, 2016

PERLIS: Kangar Post Office

First Day Cancellation of Kangar Post Office, Perlis. The main reason why I visited Kangar Post Office is because this is a joint stamp issue of Malaysia and Thailand and I can go across to Thailand on the same day as Perlis is next to Thailand boundary.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

KEDAH: Alor Setar Main Post Office

Photo of Alor Setar Main Post Office taken in 2016 by me.

FDC #1
I visited Alor Setar Main Post Office and made this cancellation on the Alor Setar Tower stamp.

FDC #2

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Malaysia Stamps - Malaysian Calligraphy - June 28, 2016 Issue

I created these FDC for my own collection at Penang General Post Office. Three major language writing systems in Malay Jawi Arabic Script (although Malay is now usually use Latin alphabets), Chinese script, Tamil script. Enjoy viewing.

KEDAH - Langkawi Post Office

I visited Langkawi Post Office at LADA - Langkawi Development Authority in Kuah Town, Langkawi Island on February 20 and 21, 2017. There are decorative signs of the names of post offices in different languages of other countries.

Monday, June 27, 2016

KEDAH: Sungei Petani Post Office

I took these photos of Sungei Petani Post Office in 2016.

FDC #1

I visited Sungai Petani Post Office to create these First Day Covers on December 20, 2012.
There are 3 stamps of 90 sen showing older stamps to celebrate 100 years of postal history of Kedah and 1 miniature sheet to celebrate 1250 years of postal service in Kedah when a Siamese (Thailand) stamp was used to send a mail to Penang in 1887. I created these FDC for my own collection at the Sungai Petani Post Office, Kedah.

FDC #2

FDC #3

Sunday, June 26, 2016

KEDAH - Kulim Post Office

First Day Cover cancellation at Kulim Post Office, Kedah.

Monday, June 20, 2016

PENANG: Penang Main Post Office

I took this 2017 photo of Penang Main Post Office - Pejabat Pos Besar Pulau Pinang.

First Day Cancellation that I cancelled at Pulau Pinang Main Post Office at Downing Street, George Town, Penang Island with Post Office date cancellation on January 10, 2017.

Sunday, June 19, 2016

PENANG: Dato' Kramat Post Office

Photo of Dato' Kramat Post Office taken by me in 2017. It is located opposite Penang Stadium along Dato' Kramat Road, George Town.

FDC #1
I visited Dato' Kramat Post Office on February 10, 2017. February 9 was Thaipusam - a state holiday.

FDC #2
I created these FDC of KLIA2 airport of 4 values of 80 sen and 1 miniature sheet of RM5 at Dato' Kramat Post Office in Penang island, Malaysia. Enjoy viewing.

FDC #3

I bought and created these First Day Covers of these scout stamps at Dato' Kramat Post Office, Penang island for my collection. Not for swap. Enjoy viewing.

FDC #4

FDC #5

I created these FDC for my own collection. The miniature sheet was too large and so I glued on the far right side of it to the FDC envelope allowing it to flip up to reveal the full design of the left hand side of the FDC cover. I cancelled it at Penang Dato Kramat Post Office - my first time to do it at this post office.

FDC #6

FDC #7

FDC #8

Saturday, June 18, 2016

PENANG: Butterworth Post Office

Photo of Butterworth Post Office at Bagan Dalam, taken by me in 2017. It located next to Butterworth Train Station, Seberang Perai, Penang State.

FDC #1
Dropped by Butterworth Post Office on February 10, 2017.

FDC #2
Bought this First Day Cover from a collector in Penang.

Friday, June 17, 2016

PENANG: Taman Chai Leng Post Office

Taman Chai Leng Post Office in Perai, Seberang Jaya. I took this photo in 2017.

FDC #1
Visited again Taman Chai Leng Post Office on Feb 10, 2017.

FDC #2
I cancel this at Taman Chai Leng Post Office after visiting Penang Main Post Office and Dato' Kramat Post Office.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

PENANG: Bukit Mertajam Post Office

Bukit Mertajam Post Office with BM hill in the background - I took this photo in 2017.

FDC #1
I visited Bukit Mertajam Post Office on February 10, 2017

I visited Bukit Mertajam Post Office and cancelled these First Day Covers.

FDC #2

FDC #3

Monday, June 13, 2016

PERAK : Parit Buntar Post Office

I took these photos of Parit Buntar Post Office, Perak on February 10, 2017. Parit Buntar, Perak is located near Nibong Tebal, Penang and Bandar Baru, Kedah - a riverine town of Krian River in a tri-state area.

I created this Parit Buntar First Day Cancellation in February 10, 2017. In 2016, there was no First Day Cancellation for Parit Buntar Post Office, Perak. One would have to go to Taiping Post Office, Perak.

FDC #1

Sunday, June 12, 2016

PERAK: Taiping Post Office

I took this photo of Taiping Post Office in 2016.

FDC #1
Perak Museum in Taiping - I have visited the oldest museum in Perak since childhood. This was an opportunity not to be missed to get a First Day Cancellation at Taiping Post Office which is one of the oldest post office in Malaysia.

FDC #2 - Coronation of Sultan of Perak
Taiping was the first administrative capital of Perak under British rule. So I took the opportunity to visit Taiping Post Office as well as that of post offices of Kuala Kangsar which is the royal capital and Ipoh which is the current Perak State capital to get this First Day Cancellation on the same day - a long drive.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

PERAK: Kuala Kangsar Post Office

Photo of Kuala Kangsar Post Office that I took in 2016.

Kuala Kangsar is a frequent destination for me. I visited Kuala Kangsar Post Office which is located at this royal town main roundabout to get this First Day Cover cancellation.