+ Country : Malaya
+ Sub-Area : Perak, Selangor, Pahang, Negeri Sembilan
+ Class : Stamp & Philatey
+ Prefix : MYFMS
+ Σ Group : 40
+ Σ Stamp : 210
+ Σ Variety : 116
+ Σ Listing : Postage Stamp, Postage Due, Booklet, Revenue & Tax, Judicial & Official, Entertainments Duty Paid, Postcard Prepaid (With Indicia), Letter Card, Envelope & Prepaid Envelope, Envelope Registered, Newspapers Wrapper, Reply Coupon, Railway Newspaper Stamp, Cinderella
LOCATION - Malay Peninsular
GOVERNMENT - British Protectorate
AREA - 27,585 sq. miles
CAPITAL - KUALA LUMPUR
The Federated Malay States consisted of the sultanates of Perak, Selangor, Pahang and Negeri Sembilan. It was formed on 1 July 1896 as a federal administration.
Each state continued to use its individual issues until stamps of the Federated Malay States replaced those of the individual states in 1900 and were used until 1935, when individual issued were resumed.
Stamps from STRAITS SETTLEMENTS were also used in FMS from 16 July 1900 until replaced by first issue of 1900.
Watermark 47 - Multiple Rosettes
Watermark 71 - Rosette