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 state issues was extended to Perak in October 1963 and to the ten other members in November 1965.

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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 state issues was extended to Perak in October 1963 and to the ten other members in November 1965.

 

 

16-09-1963
Formation of the Federation of Malaysia / Penubuhan Malaysia

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