Key: 1530  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 12
Issued: 184 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 20,668 sq.km; Capital - Taiping
A Sultanate and Federated State, located on the west coast of the Malay
peninsula. British protectorate from 1873. Between 1895-1941 was part of the
FEDERATED MALAY STATES, under Japanese occupation during World War II (1941-45)
and reoccupied by the British army in 1945. From 1948 part of the
MALAYAN FEDERATION and since 1963 within Malaysia.
Stamp issuing started in 1878, very low production, about 7 in a decade issued
by the federation of MALAYSIA.
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Inscriptions
P overprinted on stamp of Straits Settlements
PERAK overprinted on stamps of Straits Settlements
PERAK
MALAYA PERAK
MALAYA and arabic script
MALAYSIA PERAK
P.G.S. overprinted on stamps of Straits Settlements

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Currency
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Related Countries

FEDERATED MALAY STATES
Federated Malay States

MALAYAN FEDERATION
Malayan Federation

MALAYSIA
Malaysia