International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Malaysia

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MalaysiaEdit

  • The meter stamps of Malaysia are divided into nine groups according to the inscription in the frank and the usage:
A - FEDERATED MALAY STATES, 1927 - 1935. A Federation of Negri Sembilan, Pajang, Perak and Selangor.
B - STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1927 - 1935. Consisting of Singapore, Labuan, Penang and Malacca.
C - MALAYA POSTAL UNION, 1935 - 1948. Formed from the merger of the Federated Malay States and Straits Settlements plus the previously unaffiliated states of Johore, Kedah, Kelan-tan, Perlis and Trengganu. Franks of the MPU period are inscribed with both "MALAYA" and the sub-state name.
D - British Colony of MALAYA, 1948 - 1963. After Labuan quit the MPU to become part of the British colony of Sabah (North Borneo), the remaining states became the colony of MALAYA in 1948. Stamps of this period are inscribed "MALAYA" alone in the frank.
E - Republic of MALAYSIA, 1963 to present. Malaya combined with the former British colonies of Sabah and Sarawak to form Malaysia. (Singapore was a part of Malaysia only until 1965 when it became an independent nation. See SINGAPORE.) Franks are inscribed "MALAYSIA".
F - Republic of Malaysia, franks inscribed with provincial name “NORTH BORNEO”
G - Republic of Malaysia, franks inscribed with provincial name “SARAWAK”
PO – Stamps generated by machines used only in Post Offices
PD – Stamps used in Post Offices exclusively for collecting Postage Due

Group A: FEDERATED MALAY STATESEdit


A1. Universal “Midget” (FV-3 or -5), 1927.

Running tiger design with “CENT” or “CENTS” at bottom center with value figure in both lower corners.
Meter numbers M1 through M8.
TM: DC
Values: 1, 2, 5, 6, 20, 25¢ [$150]
Values: 4, 8, 15¢ [$175]

NOTE: Proofs exist [$100]




A2. Neopost (FV), 1927. [$250]

Similar to Type A1 but with V/F at bottom center with CENT or CENTS at sides.
M# in small box below tiger.
Meter numbers N1 up.
TM: BIC
Value seen:

NOTE: 2¢ denomination exists as a proof (shown), not known postally used [$125]









Group B: STRAITS SETTLEMENTSEdit


B1. Universal “Midget” (FV-3 or -5), 1927.

Simple straight line outer frame.
STRAITS/ SETTLEMENTS at top.
M# in box below V/F.
Meter numbers M.1 through M.32.
TM: DC or BIC
Values: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6¢ [$25]
Values: 3, 8, 15¢ [$40]
a. “CENTS” for “CENT” on 1¢ (M29)

NOTE: 10¢ denomination exists as a proof, not known postally used



B2. Neopost (FV), 1930. [$50]

Very similar to Type B1 but the meter number prefix and town mark are different.
TM: BIC
M#: N.1 up
Values seen: 2, 4, 5, 6¢

NOTE: 3¢ denomination (shown) exists as a proof, not known postally used.





B3. Universal “Multi-Value” (MV), 1934. [$20]

Frank with simulated perforation outer frame line.
“STRAITS” at top, “SETTLEMENTS” at bottom above the meter number.
M#: U1 up.
TM: DC
V/F: 000 (angular, 5 or 7 mm tall)







Group C: MALAYA POSTAL UNIONEdit

  • Franks contain both MALAYA and state name



Sub-group CA: NEGRI SEMBILANEdit



CA1. Neopost (LV-6), 1936.

Simulated perforations at top and sides.
MALAYA at top, NEGRI SEMBILAN at bottom.
“CENTS” above value figure.
M# “N24” only.
TM: BIC
Values seen: 2, 4, 5¢ [$100]
Value: 10¢ [$150]








Sub-group CB: PERAKEdit





CB1. Universal “Midget” (FV-3), 1936. [$150]

“PERAK” above M# at bottom.
“CENTS” vertical at both sides.
Meter numbers M6 and M8 seen.
TM: DC
Values seen: 2¢, 4¢, 5¢





CB2. Universal “Multi-Value" (MV). [$75]

Simulated perforation outer border.
MALAYA at top, PERAK at bottom.
M# U112 and U128 known.
TM: DC
V/F: 0000

NOTE: Proof of M# U143 is known







Sub-group CC: SELANGOREdit




CC1. Universal “Midget” (FV-3), 1936.

“SELANGOR” at bottom.
“CENTS” vertical at both sides.
M#s: M1-2, 5-8 known.
TM: DC
Values: 1, 2, 5, 8¢ [$25]
Values: 3, 20, 25¢ [$40]




CC2. Neopost (LV-6). [$250]

Provisional design with M# “N3” boxed between “MALAYA” and “SELANGOR” at top, “CENTS” in each lower corner.
M# “N3” only.
Only a few examples known.
TM: BIC
Values seen: 5, 8¢




CC3. Neopost (LV-6). [$250]

“SELANGOR” at bottom, “CENTS” above value figure.
M# “N23” only.
Only a few examples known.
TM: BIC
Values seen: 2, 4, 5, 10, 25¢




CC4. Universal “Multi-Value” (MV).

Simulated perforation outer border.
“MALAYA” at top, “SELANGOR” at bottom below meter number.
M# with “U” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: 000 (angular, 5 or 7 mm tall) [$20]
V/F: 000 (oval) [$5]


NOTE: Meter U1 was originally fitted with “FEDERATED” at top, “MALAY STATES” at bottom. Proofs exist dated 2 June 1935, but it is not known used as such.








Sub-group CD: STRAITS SETTLEMENTSEdit





CD1. Universal “Midget” (FV-3), 1936. [$50]

Provisional design.
Straight line frame.
MALAYA at top, M#: Meter number M10 boxed above “STRAITS/SETTLEMENTS” at bottom.
Values seen: 1, 5, 6¢





CD2. Universal “Midget” (FV-3/5), 1936. [$50]

“STRAITS SETTLEMENTS” across bottom.
“CENTS” vertical at both sides.
M# with “M” prefix, 11, 14, 23, 24, 29, and 32 known.
A. “MALAYA” 3 mm tall
B. Larger “MALAYA” 4 mm tall
TM: DC
Values seen: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10¢






CD3. Universal “Multi-Value” (MV), 1936.

As Type CC4 but with “STRAITS SETTLEMENTS” below the M#.
M# with “U” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: 000 (A) [$10]
V/F: 000 (O) [$15]
a. Value figures 7 mm tall [Add $10]
b. Used without TM on Australian and other Allied Forces mail during World War Two. Usually found with circular cancel “A.I.F. FIELD P.O.”. Meter numbers U.19 and U.52 known [$125]




CD4. Neopost (LV-6). [$150]

Provisional design with straight outer frame.
“MALAYA/ CENTS” at top, “STRAITS/ SETTLEMENTS” above tiny, boxed M# at bottom.
M#s N1 and N19 known.
TM: BIC
Values seen: 2, 6¢




CD5. Neopost (LV-6). [$250]

Provisional design with straight outer frame.
“MALAYA” large at top.
Without “CENTS” in the design.
“STRAITS SETTLEMENTS” in one line.
M# boxed, N17 only.
TM: BIC
Value seen:




CD6. Neopost (LV-6). [$350]

Provisional design as Type CD2A but without the two vertical "CENTS" at the sides.
M# N19 known.
TM: BIC
Value seen:





CD7. Neopost (LV-6), 1937. [$100]

Standard design, as Type CD6 but with "CENTS" above the value figure.
M#: N2, N22 and N25 known.
TM: BIC
Values seen: 2, 4, 5, 10¢








Group D: British Colony of MalayaEdit

  • Franks contain MALAYA without state names



D1. Universal “Multi-Value” (MV).

Provisional stamp.
Type AD3 with STRAITS SETTLEMENTS removed at bottom.
M# with “U” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: 000 (A,O, 5 or 7 mm tall)
V/F: 0000 (O) [$10]
a. With state name incompletely removed at bottom. Meter U.45 seen.




D2. Universal “Multi-Value” (MV).

As Type D1 but M# lowered and centered at bottom of frank.
A. M# ~3 mm tall
B. M# large, heavy, ~4 mm tall
TM: DC
V/F: 000 (O) 0000 (O)
V/F: 000 (A) [$20]









D3. Pitney Bowes “Automax” (MV). [$5]

Very similar to Type D2 but value figures of uniform thickness with “=“ in first position.
M# with “U” prefix.
A. “MALAYA” 4 mm tall
B. “MALAYA” smaller, 3 mm tall
TM: DC
V/F: =000
a. Meter number without prefix (421) [$35]







D3.1. Neopost (LV-3 or -5). [Quite rare, value uncertain]

As Types CB1, CC1 and CD2 but with the state name removed below the value figure.
Meter M11 seen.
TM: DC
V/F: 2 cents seen





D4. Neopost (LV-6).
Provisional stamp.
Type CD7 with STRAITS SETTLEMENTS removed.
M# with “N” prefix.







A. With “CENTS” above value figure
Values: 4, 10, 15, 20, 25, 35, 50, 60¢, 1.00 [$5]
Values: 6, 45, 95 [$20]
Values: 5, 8 [$30]
B. With “DOLLARS” above value figure (M# N110 only). Values seen: 2•5, 15 [$250]
a. Value figures large, 5-6 mm tall
b. Value figures small, 4 mm tall
c. Value figures without serifs, meter N.53 only (the "1" has serif at top but not at bottom) [$25]
d. With STRAITS SETTLEMENTS incompletely removed at bottom. Meter N.51 seen.




D5. Neopost “305” (MV). [$5]

Frank similar to Type D3 but without “CENTS”.
Variable spacing between TM and frank.
M# with “RN” prefix at bottom.
TM: DC
V/F: 0·00 00·00 00 00





D6. Neopost “305” (MV). [$20]

Similar to Type D5 but with small “CENTS” vertical at both sides.
M# with “RN” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: 0 00





D7. Neopost “305” (MV). [$25]

As Type D6 but with lines added inside “CENTS”.
M# with “RN” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: 0 00



D8. Universal “Simplex” (LV-25). [$25]

Similar to Type D6 but smaller.
M# with “S” prefix at bottom center.
Date figures small.
TM: DC
Values: 1¢ through 25¢ ?




D9. Postalia (MV). [$25]

Similar to Types D1-3 but the meter number has “POSTALIA” prefix.
“CENTS” vertical at sides.
TM: DC
V/F: 000





D10. Satas “Baby” (MV). [$40]

Square frank.
M# with “FM” prefix at bottom.
Hour figure between TM and frank.
TM: SC
V/F: 0.oo

NOTE: This is possibly a Post Office stamp.







Group E: Republic of MalaysiaEdit

  • All franks contain “MALAYSIA” except for subgroups with “NORTH BORNEO” or “SARAWAK” as country name.



Sub-group EA: Franks with simulated perforation outer frame lineEdit





EA1. Universal “Multi-Value” (MV).

As Type D2 but inscribed with new country name.
Value figures large, 4 mm tall, or small, 3 mm tall.
A. Value in “CENTS” [$50]
B. Value in “SEN”, M# approximately 3 mm tall [$25]
C. Value in “SEN”, M# heavy, approx 4 mm tall [$35]
TM: DC, BIC
V/F: 0000









EA2. Neopost (LV-10).

As Type D4 but inscribed “MALAYSIA”.
Value figures 4 mm or 5 mm tall.
M# with “N” or “R” prefix.
A. “CENTS” above value figure and repeated at bottom [$50]
B. “CENTS” only at bottom [$25]
C. “CENTS” above value figure [$50]
D. “SEN” at bottom [$25]
E. “SEN” vertical at both sides [$25]
TM: DC or BIC
Values seen: 5, 6, 10, 20, 25
a. Date only, without TM









EA3. Neopost “305” (MV).

Upright frank with simulated perforation outer border and straight line inner border.
Inner border broken by “MALAYSIA” at top.
A. M# with “RN” prefix. Value in “CENTS”
B. M# with “NR” prefix. Value in “CENTS” [$10]
C. M# with “NE” prefix. Value in “CENTS” [$15]
D. M# with “RN” prefix. Value in “SEN” [$10]
E. M# with “NR” prefix. Value in “SEN" [$15]
TM: DC
V/F: 000 0·00 (00·00 ?)












EA4. Neopost “305” (MV).

As Type EA3 but inner border at top is complete above “MALAYSIA”.
A. M# with “RN” prefix. Value in “CENTS” [$15]
B. M# with “NR” prefix. Value in “CENTS” [$25]
C. M# with “RN” prefix. Value in “SEN” or “S E N”
D. M# with “NR” prefix. Value in “SEN
E. M# with “RN” prefix. Without currency indicator [$10]
TM: DC
V/F: 000 0·00 00 00 00·00













EA5. Pitney Bowes “Automax” (MV).

As Type EA1 but value figures are of uniform thickness and are usually preceded by “=”.
M# and prefix variable in size.
A. M# with “U” prefix. Value in “CENTS” [$20]
B. M# with “PB” prefix. Value in “CENTS” [$25]
C. M# with “U” prefix. Value in “SEN”
D. M# with “PB” prefix. Value in “SEN”
TM: DC
V/F: =000
a. “MALAYSIA” large, 4mm tall




EA6. Pitney Bowes “Automax” (MV). [$15]

As Type EA5 but with “POSTAGE” added below M#.
M# with “P.B.” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: =000





EA7. Pitney Bowes “Automax” (MV). [$30]

As Type EA6 but “POSTAGE” added is above M#.
M# with “P.B.” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: =000




EA8. Pitney Bowes “Automax” (MV). [$30]

Similar to Type EA5 but frank wider than tall.
“SEN” vertical at both sides.
M# with “PB” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: =000




EA9. Neopost “205/2205” (MV).

Square frank with straight inner frame line.
Country name in panel at top, value indicators in side panels.
M# with “NE” prefix.
A. With “SEN” in both side panels
B. With “RINGGIT” at left and “SEN” at right [$5]
TM: BIC
V/F: 000







EA10. Neopost “205/2205” (MV).

As Type EA9 but with zero at right instead of a panel.
With “SEN” vertical at left.
M# with “NE” prefix.
A. With inner panel at left [$5]
B. Without inner panels
TM: DC, BIC
V/F: 000





EA11. Satas “Rotary” (MV).

Frank slightly taller than wide, with straight inner frame line.
“SEN” or “S E N” vertical at both sides.
M# with “S” or “SS” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: ★00



EA12. Satas “Baby” (MV).

Similar to Type EA11 but frank square and slightly larger.
Straight inner frame line is broken in center of the sides.
With “SEN” vertical at left.
M# with “S” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: 000 00.00
a. M# with “NE” prefix (NE 160)



EA13. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000” series (MV).

Horizontal frank with simulated perforation outer border and straight line inner border.
Without inner panels.
“SEN” vertical at both sides, variable in size and variable in vertical placement.
M# with “PB” prefix at bottom.
Date figures are raised in relation to value figures.
Franks can vary considerably in size from 26 to 31mm wide and 21 to 24mm tall.
A. Meter number breaks inner frame line
B. Meter number breaks both frame lines
C. Meter number above complete frame lines
TM: DC
V/F: 000 0000
a. As C but "MALAYSIA' is smaller and centered slightly to left. The meter number prefix has wide spacing between the "P" and "B". The TM rings are closer together than typical for stamps from this machine. This may be the result of a local repair action using nonstandard parts. Meter PB44 only seen.






EA14. Pitney Bowes-GB “6300” (MV).

Similar to Type EA13 but date and value figures are on the same level.
“SEN” vertical at both sides.
M# with “P.B.” prefix.
Franks can vary considerably in size from 25 to 34mm wide and 21 to 25mm tall.
A. Meter number breaks inner frame line
B. Meter number breaks both frame lines
C. Meter number above complete frame lines
TM: DC
V/F: 000







EA15. Pitney Bowes-GB “6600” (MV).

Relatively large frank, 32 x 26 mm, similar to Type EA14 but value figures are more widely spaced.
M# with “PB” prefix does not break frame lines.
TM: DC
V/F: 0000





EA16. Pitney Bowes-GB “6900” (MV).

Relatively large frank as Type EA15 but value figures are smaller.
M# with “PBE” prefix.
A. Frank 25 mm tall. M# breaks both frame lines
B. Frank 29 mm tall. M# breaks
TM: DC
V/F: 000






EA17. Pitney Bowes “Paragon” (MV).

Large frank, wider than Type EA16.
Date figures distinctive.
M# with “PB” or “PB P” prefix breaks both bottom frame lines.
Frank variable in width, 29 to 34 mm seen.
TM: DC
V/F: 000 0000




EA18. Pitney Bowes “A900” (MV).

Relatively small frank with large value figures.
M# with “PB” prefix does not break bottom frame lines.
A. Frank 29 mm wide
B. Frank 31 mm wide
TM: DC
V/F: 000 (A only) 0000 (B only)






EA19. Postalia (MV).

Frank taller than wide.
M# with “PO” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: 0000 (narrow figures)





EA20. Hasler “Mailmaster” (MV).

Very similar in appearance to Pitney Bowes Types but M# with “H” or “HR” prefix.
Franks can vary considerably in size from 28 to 35mm wide and 23 to 27mm tall.
A. Meter number breaks inner frame line
B. Meter number above both frame lines
TM: DC
V/F: 0000 00.00





EA21. Hasler “Smile” (MV).

Very similar to Type EA20A but distance between center of date and value figures is slightly wider at 40 mm.
M# with “AH” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: 00.00




EA22. Frama (MV).

Similar in appearance to Pitney Bowes and Hasler types, but value figures are large and thick.
M# with “F” prefix above bottom frame lines.
TM: DC
V/F: 000 0000




EA23. Neopost “Electronic” (MV).

Frank with inner panels at top, bottom, and sides.
“SEN” vertical in side panels.
M# with “RN” prefix in bottom panel.
A. Frank 29 mm wide. M# and prefix large
B. Frank 32 mm wide. M# and prefix small
TM: DC
V/F: 000 0,00






EA24. Francotyp-Postalia “EFS3000” (MV).

Square frank.
M# with “FP” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: 0000




EA25. Francotyp-Postalia “T1000” (digital).

Frank taller than wide.
Very narrow value figures, and very narrow spacing between TM and frank.
M# with “FP” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: 0000







Sub-group EB: Franks with incomplete outer frame line and town line in the frankEdit



EB1. Pitney Bowes “EasyMail” (digital).

Wide, horizontal design with frame line across top and upper sides only.
Country name is curved over the value figures which are preceded by “SEN”.
At right are the meter number with PB” prefix/ date/ postal code.
Town name at center bottom.
V/F: ≋000




EB2. Pitney Bowes “PersonalPost” (digital).

Nearly identical to Type E27 but printed by inkjet method.
Most easily identified by the triad lines at left in the value figures which slope down from left to right.
M# with “PB” prefix.
V/F: ≋000




EB3. Pitney Bowes "DM" series (digital).

Similar to type EB2 but much narrower design.
Five lines of data at right.
M# with “PB4” prefix.
V/F: 0000





EB4. Pitney Bowes "DM" series (digital).

Nearly identical to Type EB3 but M# with "PB7" prefix.
V/F: 0000








Sub-group EC: Franks with straight outer frame lineEdit






EC1. Neopost “205/2205” (MV).

Square frank with straight line outer border and inner frame around value figures.
Outer border is two lines very close together often appearing as a single line.
Country name in panel at top.
Date figures tall without stops (model 205) or short with stops (model 2205).
M# with “NE” prefix.
“MALAYSIA” and “NE” variable in size.
A. Value in “CENTS” [$5]
B. Value in “SEN”
C. Value in “RENGGIT” (or “RINGITT”) reading up at left, “SEN” at right
TM: DC or BIC
V/F: 000
a. As C, “RINGITT” at left reads down instead of up






EC2. Neopost “2205” (MV).

As Type EC1 but outer border lines widely spaced from each other.
With “SEN” in both side panels.
M# with “NE” prefix.
TM: DC or BIC
V/F: 000



EC3. Neopost “405/505” (MV).

As Type EC2 but frank wider than tall.
With “SEN” vertical in both side panels.
M# with “NE” or “RE” prefix.
Date figures low and wide.
TM: DC
V/F: 0000




EC4. Neopost “405/505” (MV).

Similar to Type EC3 but frank has single outer frame line.
With “RINGGIT” vertical in left panel and “SEN” vertical in right panel.
M# with “NE” prefix.
A. Frank 30-31 mm wide
B. Frank 34 mm wide. Text in typewriter font (NE 95 seen)
TM: BIC
V/F: 0000





EC5. Neopost “Electronic” (MV).

As Type CE3 but date figures are more widely spaced.
TM: DC
V/F: ≋0000







EC6. Hasler “Mailmaster” (MV).

Frank with straight single-line outer frame and panels at top and bottom.
Meter number with "H" prefix.
A. Meter number at left, sub-model identifier “F200” at right
B. “H” prefix without meter number at left, “F200” at right
C. "H" at left, meter number at right
V/F: 0000
a. "SEN" large (shown with "C" at left)











EC7. Neopost, model unidentified (digital), 2014 or earlier.

Single outer frame line and with no inner panels.
With “SEN”, vertical, breaking both side panels.
M# with “NE65” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: 0000






Sub-group ED: Franks inscribed MALAYSIA PERAKEdit

  • One machine known with frank including both "MALAYSIA" and state name "PERAK"



ED1. Universal “MultiValue” (MV), 1971. [$100]

As Type EA1 but with “PERAK” below the meter number at bottom.
“SEN” vertical at both sides.
M# U.112 only.
TM: DC
V/F: 0000








Sub-group EE: Franks inscribed SABAH MALAYSIAEdit

  • Two machines known with frank including both "MALAYSIA" and state name "SABAH"




EE1. Neopost “305” (MV). [$50]

Frank similar to Type EA4 but inscribed “SABAH/ MALAYSIA” at top.
Value in “CENTS”.
M#s “U4” and “U6” seen.
Meter number U6 had town name “JESSELTON” later changed to “KOTA KINA-BALU/-SABAH-“.
TM: DC
V/F: 0·00











Sub-group EF: Franks inscribed POS MALAYSIAEdit

  • Franks inscribed with new postal service logo "POS MALAYSIA".
  • POS Malaysia Berhad is a business corporation that runs the postal services of Malaysia and has done so since 1992 when the nation's postal services were privatized.


EF1. Neopost, model unidentified (digital), 2015 or earlier.

Wide rectangular frank with breaks in the center of both sides.
Postal logo at top, "SEN" below value figures, meter number at bottom.
Meter number with NE2 prefix.
TM: straight line with date at top, post office name, two lines of code, and a 2d barcode at bottom.
V/F: 00000








Group F: Franks inscribed with provincial name “NORTH BORNEO” rather than the country nameEdit



F1. Pitney Bowes “Multi-Value” (MV), 1947. [$100]

Frank 24-25 x 28mm.
Frank inscribed “NORTH/ BORNEO” in two lines at top.
M# with “U” prefix above “POSTAGE” at bottom.
Meter U1 only.
TM: DC
V/F: 000 (large with serifs)




F2. Pitney Bowes “Automax” (MV). [$100]

Very similar to Type F1 but value figures are smaller, and frank is slightly wider at 26 x 28mm.
Meter U.2” only.
TM: DC
V/F: =000





F3. Neopost “Frankmaster 305” (MV). [$100]

Similar to Types F1 and 2 but “NORTH BORNEO” in one line across the top.
Value figures are narrow with serifs.
M# with “U” prefix above “POSTAGE” at bottom.
Meters U3 through U6 known.
TM: DC
V/F: 0·00







Group G: Franks inscribed with provincial name “SARAWAK” rather than country nameEdit



G1. Neopost “305” (MV), 1964. [$250]

As Type EA4 but inscribed “SARAWAK”.
M# with “RN” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: 0·00





G2. Neopost “205” (MV). [$250]

As type EA9 but inscribed “SARAWAK” in top panel.
M# with “WE” prefix.
TM: BIC
V/F: 000







Group PO: Special franks generated only by Post Office machinesEdit









PO1. Universal “Simplex” (LV-25), 1956. [$250]

As Type D8 except with two stars added at right of the town mark.
Printed on yellow adhesive tape rather than directly to mail piece.
Some examples known with a column of wavy or straight lines at far left.
A. M# with “FM” prefix (used in Federation of Malaya)
B. M# with “SP” prefix (used in Singapore)
TM: DC
Values: 10 to 250 in steps of 10



PO2. Kelvinator "Registrex" . [Appears to be quite rare]

A stamp used apparently only to indicate registration.
Wide frank with simulated perforation outer border and large value box in center.
“MALAYSIA” large above value box.
“SEN” vertical at both sides.
Small identification number at lower left, "R1".
Registration box at left containing town name at top.
V/F: 0 0 0. 0 0




PO3. Kelvinator "Registrex" . [Appears to be quite rare]

Frank very similar to Type PO2 but with "REG" at lower left and "1" at lower right.
With double circle TM at left, unboxed registration number between TM and frank.
V/F: 0 0 0. 0 0







Group PD: Special franks used only for collecting Postage DueEdit



PD1. Universal “Multi-Value” (MV), 1939. [$50]

Inscribed “MALAYA” as Types D1/D2 but with “POSTAGE DUE” instead of meter number at bottom.
TM: DC
V/F: 000 (A) 0000 (O)




NOTE: Type PD1 Proof strikes are known as early as 1940 used with blue ink. Following the Japanese invasion in 1942 the Franking Machine was stored away in the Singapore Post Office. It was re-introduced in late 1949 and used with green ink. It's use was restricted to underpaid mail addressed to Singapore Box numbers. Inwards mail to the Cocos Islands Cable Station used a Singapore Box number, and several covers to Cocos are known between 1949 and 1951.



PD2. Neopost “305” (MV). [$150]

As Type EA3 but with “POSTAGE DUE” instead of meter number across bottom.
“CENTS” vertical at both sides.
TM: DC
V/F: 0•00

NOTE: This stamp was used in Singapore for at least a year after Singapore separated from Malaysia in 1965.










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