Key: 1540  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 12
Issued: 71 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 803 sq.km; Capital - Kangar
A Federated State, located on the west coast of the Malay peninsula. Under
Siamese rule until 1909, since then a British protectorate until 1941 when
occupied by Japan during World War II. It was handed over to THAILAND (SIAM) in 1943
and reoccupied by the British army in 1945. From 1948 part of the
MALAYAN FEDERATION and since 1963 within Malaysia. Perlis used stamps of
Thailand until 1900, until 1912 FEDERATED MALAY STATES stamps, and then until
1942 KEDAH stamps.
Stamps issuing started in 1948, very low production, about 7 in a decade issued
by the federation of MALAYSIA.
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Inscriptions
MALAYA PERLIS
MALAYA and arabic script
MALYSIA PERLIS

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Currency
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Related Countries

THAILAND (SIAM)
Thailand (siam)

MALAYAN FEDERATION
Malayan Federation

FEDERATED MALAY STATES
Federated Malay States

KEDAH
Kedah

MALAYSIA
Malaysia