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Malaysia : South-East Asia (SEA) Games XV, Kuala Lumpur (1989) MaxCard
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Country
Malaysia
Type
MaxiCard (Maximum Card)
Class
Commemorative
Issued Date
20/08/1989
Postmark
20/08/1989
Postmark Town
Biro Peminat Setem, Kuala Lumpur
Gum
Gum
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
First Day Postmark - Fine
Malaysia : South-East Asia (SEA) Games XV, Kuala Lumpur (1989) MaxCard
Brown marks are seen around the stamps, probably from being kept in the tropical climate for too long. However, the overall condition of the cards are good.
 


1989 Southeast Asian Games

The 15th Southeast Asian Games were held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 20 August - 31 August 1989. It was officially opened by 9th Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Azlan Shah. Although Cambodia did not participate, Laos returned to compete for the first time under the new federation name in this edition of the games. A unified Vietnam first participated in the SEA Games in 1989 as well.

Mascot

Johan, the turtle is among the mascots of the 1989 SEAGames.
 
Nations participating 9
Athletes participating 3160 (including officials)
Events --- in 24 sports
Opening ceremony August 20, 1989
Closing ceremony August 31, 1989
Officially opened by Sultan Azlan Shah
9th Yang di-Pertuan Agong
Ceremony venue Stadium Merdeka
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