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Malaysia - National Series : Butterflies (1970) Short Set
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Country
Malaysia
Type
Stamp (Complete Set)
Class
Definitive / Regular Issues
Front Inscription
MALAYSIA مليسيا
Issued Date
31/08/1970
Designer
Alec Frederick Fraser-Brunner
Printer
Harrison & Sons Limited
Printing Method
Photogravure
Gum
Gum
Perforation Gauge
14½
Perforation Type
Normal Perforations
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Mint Never Hinged - Very Fine
Malaysia - National Series : Butterflies (1970) Short Set
The first four values, 25c. to 75c., were issued on 31 August 1970. They were printed in 300-screen, four-colour lithography, cyan, yellow, magenta and black in sheets of two panes of 100, 10×10, on unwatermarked paper and comb perforated 13.1×13.6 
 
20¢ 31/08/1970 Euploea leucostictus Blue-banded King Crow Butterfly
30¢ 31/08/1970 Zeuxidia amethystus Saturn
50¢ 31/08/1970 Polyura athamas Common Nawab
75¢ 31/08/1970 Papilio memnon Great Mormon
$1 16/11/1970 Appias nero Orange Albatros
$2 16/11/1970 Trogonoptera brookiana Rajah Brooke's Birdwing
$5 16/11/1970 Narathura centaurus Centaur Oak Bird
$5 16/11/1970 Terinos terpander Royal Assyrian

The four dollar values were issued on 16 November 1970.
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