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Malaysia

1963-PRESENT

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75c Malaysian Girl with Sheaves of Rice single

Federation within the British Commonwealth. Malaysia was formed Sept. 16, 1963, with the union of the former British territories of the Federation of Malaya, Singapore (until 1965), Sarawak and Sabah (North Borneo). Malaysia is rich in natural resources and has enjoyed substantial industrial development since independence.

Narrative by Linn's Stamp News

Precedent Countries:


FEDERATION OF MALAYA
1957-1963

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30c Map of Federation single
 

NORTH BORNEO
1883-1963

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12c Murut with Blowgun single
 

SARAWAK
1869-1963

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3c Sir James Brooke single
 

FEDERATED MALAY STATES
1900-1934

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$25 Elephants and Howda single
 

LABUAN
1879-1904

After 1906 see Singapore, Straits Settlements

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Overprint on 1c stamp of North Borneo single

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