Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue – Vol.4/2016

Vol. 4 of the 2016 edition of the Scott Standard Postage Stamp (Countries J-M) contains almost 7,500 value changes. Almost all countries in this volume — Jamaica through Mozambique Company — show some value changes. Macao tops the leaderboard, with more than 1,800.

A partial examination of and its associated produced almost 450 value changes. Increases are seen across the board, with noticeable jumps for occupation issues. The 1942 Malaya issued under Japanese occupation (Scott NJ1-NJ7) move up as much as 25 percent.

Collectors of stamps will no doubt be pleased to see that the stamps of the state of , formerly tucked at the end of the Postage section for in Vol. 6 of the Standard , are now included with the rest of the Malaysia states in this volume. Specifically, we have moved the listings for the State of Malaysia issues for Sarawak after in the Malaysian States listings. Previously these stamps were listed with the other Sarawak stamps that were issued before Sarawak became a part of Malaysia.

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