PENANG

Stamps inscribed 'Penang', 'Malaya' and 'Penang', or 'Malaysia' and 'Pulau Pinang'

<- 1948 Part of Straits Settlements
1948 - 1963 Part of the Federation of Malaya (some state issues for Penang)
1963 -> Part of Malaysia (some state issues for Penang)

From 1948: 1 (Malayan) Dollar = 100 Cents
From 1953: 1 (Malayan & Bristish North Borneo) Dollar = 100 Cents (1 Malay Dollar)
From 1967: 1 Ringgit (MYR) = 100 Sen (= 1 M & BNB Dollar)
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WILD CATS

Issue Item code Item type Face value Remarks SC
1923 / 24 British Empire Exhibition MYPN19240000 PMK 10760 Commemorative Postmark - Lion
"British Empire Exhibition 1924"
Penang (Georgetown
GPO ?)
Earliest use reported:
6 September 1923
Latest use reported:
18 August 1924
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1925 British Empire Exhibition MYPN19250000 PMK 10760 Commemorative Postmark - Lion
"British Empire Exhibition 1925"
Penang (Georgetown
GPO ?)
Same datestamp as for 1924, but with he year removed beneath the Lion
Earliest use reported:
19 March 1925
Latest use reported:
24 May 1925
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1957 Definitives (QEII) MYPN19570804 ST 0_10 Stamp 0.10 Tiger
Valid until and including 30 September 1965
MI 49
1960 Definitives (CoA) MYPN19600315 ST 0_10 Stamp 0.10 Tiger
Valid until and including 31 October 1972
MI 60

List compiled by Geir Arveng.
Latest update: 26 June, 2016