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Persekutuan Tanah Melayu : General Issue (1957) FIRST STAMP ISSUES
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Country
Federation of Malaya
Type
Stamp (Complete Set)
Class
Definitive / Regular Issues
Front Inscription
FEDERATION OF MALAYA ڤرسكوتوان تانه ملايو
Issued Date
05/05/1957
Printer
De La Rue & Co, Limited
Gum
Gum
Perforation Type
Normal Perforations
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Mint Never Hinged - Extra Fine
CATALOG INFORMATION
1
Standard Stamp Catalog of Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei
2
Standard Stamp Catalog of Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei
3
Standard Stamp Catalog of Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei
4
Standard Stamp Catalog of Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei
Persekutuan Tanah Melayu : General Issue (1957) FIRST STAMP ISSUES
  PERFORATIONS WATERMARK PRINTING
6 cents 13 x 12½ Multiple Crown CA Engraved, Lithography
12 cents 13 x 12½
25 cents 13 x 12½
30 cents 12½

These were the first and the only Definitive Series issued during the short-lived of the Federation. It was in use from 1957 until 1961.

FEDERATION OF MALAYA 
 
GOVT Sovereign state in British Commonwealth of Nations
AREA 50,700 sq. mi.
POP 7,139,000 (est. 1961)
CAPITAL Kuala Lumpur

The Federation comprised the nine states of Johore, Pahang, Negri Sembilan, Selangor, Perak, Kedah, Perlis, Kelantan and Trengganu and the settlements of Penang and Malacca.

Malaya joined the Federation of Malaysia in 1963.

100 Sen (Cents) = 1 Dollar (1957) 
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