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Malaya - First Year Independence (1958) FDC
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Country
Malaya
Type
First Day Cover
Class
Commemorative
Front Inscription
KEMERDEKAAN PERSEKUTUAN TANAH MELAYU ULANG TAHUN YANG PERTAMA
Face Value
10 Sen
Issued Date
31/08/1958
Postmark
31/08/1958
Postmark Town
Muar, Johore
Printer
Harrison & Sons Limited
Printing Method
Photogravure
Gum
Gum
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Used With Postmark - Very Fine
CATALOG INFORMATION
MFDC-4
Standard Stamp Catalog of Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei
Malaya - First Year Independence (1958) FDC
Malaya - First Independence Celebration 1958 (First Day Cover)

Malaya was also known as Persekutuan Tanah Melayu until 1963, when it was merged with Singapore, North Borneo and Sarawak to form Malaysia.

A pencil note '50p', probably written by original seller from UK.

Cannot be sure whether this was CTO or did go through postal service and delivered to the address in the UK.

FDC dimension: 152 x 89 mm
Stamp dimension: 34 x 27mm

Text on FDC (Obverse)

FIRST DAY COVER

KEMERDEKAAN
PERSEKUTUAN TANAH MELAYU

ULANG TAHUN
YANG PERTAMA
31 AUGUST 1958

1ST
ANNIVERSARY INDEPENDENCE

FEDERATION OF MALAYA
1958

Text on FDC (Reverse)

POSTAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT, MALAYA
PRICE 10 cents

Postmark

MUAR
31AUG58-9--AM
JOHORE

Address

A sticker was applied on the original address.

Mr. & Mrs. Ernest Morris
52 Kimberley Rd.
Nuthall, Nottingham,
England. NG16 1DF

Stamp

MALAYA
INDEPENDENCE 1ST ANNIVERSARY

KEMERDEKAAN ULANG TAHUN YANG PERTAMA
PERSEKUTUAN TANAH MELAYU

STADIUM MERDEKA
KUALA LUMPUR

CENTS 10 SEN

Flag pole and independence proclamation stadium.
Green, yellow, red, blue
Watermark: Multiple St. Edward's Crown CA
Perforations: 13½ x 14½

Catalog Information for Stamp

Scott: 87
ISC: 8


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