Exhibition Covers

Here are some official and semi-official Exhibition Covers cancelled on the first day of exhibition. I have included covers issued by Pos Malaysia and those where Pos Malaysia issued special cancellations (even though it was a private cover). I have also added private exhibitions and postcards where covers were not issued.

27 – 28 August 1955: 5th Annual Stamp Exhibition

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition postal slogan on the first day of exhibition.

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1955: 1st Penang Philatelic Exhibition

Image not available. I cannot verify the dates of the exhibition.

18 – 19 August 1956: 2nd Penang Philatelic Exhibition

This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition along with the Penang Stamp Exhibition cancellation.

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02 – 03 November 1957: Selangor Stamp Club 6th Annual Stamp Exhibition

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21 – 22 December 1957: 3rd Penang Philatelic Exhibition

This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition along with the Penang Stamp Exhibition cancellation.

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08 – 09 November 1958: 4th Penang Philatelic Exhibition

This aerogramme was cancelled with the Penang cancellation along with the Penang Stamp Exhibition cancellation.

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This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition along with the Penang Stamp Exhibition cancellation.

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12 – 13 December 1959: 5th Penang Philatelic Exhibition

This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition along with the Penang Stamp Exhibition cancellation.

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08 – 09 October 1960: Selangor Stamp Club 8th Stamp Exhibition

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition postal slogan on the first day of exhibition.

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18 – 19 August 1962: 6th Penang Philatelic Exhibition

This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition with the Penang Stamp Exhibition cancellation.

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17 August – 04 September 1966: Penang Post Office Philatelic Exhibition

This cover was cancelled with the Penang cancellation on the first day of exhibition as well as the exhibition cachet.

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This is an interesting cover as the stamps used are Singapore stamps which was still valid for use in Malaysia at that time.

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30 May – 01 June 1970: The First Sarawak Philatelic Society Postage Stamp Exhibition

This cover was cancelled in Sibu on the first day of exhibition.

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01 – 07 December 1970: Penang PESTA ’70 Stamp Exhibition

This cover was cancelled with the Pameran Setem Pulau Pinang and Pulau Pinang cancellations on the first day of exhibition as well as the Posted at Pesta ’70 Stamp Exhibition cachet on the reverse.

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14 – 27 December 1970: 1st Malaysian Stamp Exhibition

This cover was cancelled with a Kuala Lumpur cancellation on the first day of exhibition as well as an exhibition cachet.

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09 – 24 September 1972: Silver Jubilee STAMPEX

This exhibition card was with a Kuala Lumpur cancellation on the first day of exhibition as well as an exhibition cachet.

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19 – 20 October 1974: The Third Sarawak Philatelic Society Stamp Exhibition

This cover was cancelled with Sibu cancellation on the first day of exhibition along with the exhibition cachet.

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This cover was cancelled with the Travelling Post Office (TPO) cancellation on the first day of exhibition along with the exhibition cachet.

14 – 28 December 1975: Malaysian Stampex

This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition along with the exhibition cachet.

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November 1976: Hill Side Stamp Club First Exhibition RAAF Centre Penang

Image not available. A known date was 30 November 1976, however I do not have the information on the duration of the exhibition.

11 – 31 December 1976: Exhibition of United Nations Stamps

This cover was cancelled with a Kuala Lumpur cancellation on the first day of exhibition along with a 25th Anniversary of UNPA 1976 Kuala Lumpur cachet.

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24 – 31 December 1977: Malaysian Stampex 77

This cover was cancelled in Kuala Lumpur along with the exhibition cachet.

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12 – 21 July 1978: Exhibition of Commonwealth Postage Stamps

This cover was cancelled with a Kuala Lumpur cancellation on the 3rd day of exhibition. I am still looking for a decent cover cancelled on the first day. There is also an exhibition cachet.

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18 – 20 October 1980: Sarawak Philatelic Society 5th Stamp Exhibition

This cover was cancelled in Riverine on the first day of exhibition along with the Sarawak Philatelic Society’s 1oth Anniversary cachet.

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20 – 21 December 1980: PSM Philatelic Exhibition Penang

Image not available. No official cover was issued. There was only an exhibition cachet.

18 January – 07 February 1982: Chinese Art, Calligraphy and Stamp Exhibition

This cover was cancelled with a Parlimen Kuala Lumpur cancellation along with the exhibition cachet.

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11 – 12 December 1982: PSM Pameran Setem 82

Image not available. No official cover was issued. There was only an exhibition cachet.

05 – 20 November 1983: Pameran Setem Malaysia 83

Image is not available, I am still searching for a first day of exhibition cancellation. There is a cachet issued for the exhibition in Muzium Negara. No special cancellations (normal Kuala Lumpur postmark). Usually found on PSM issued Stamp Postcard no. 4.

13 – 15 May 1984: Pameran Setem Teluk Intan 84

Image is not available, I am still searching for a first day of exhibition cancellation. Normal Teluk Intan postmark. Usually found on a PSM issued Stamp Postcard no. 5.

26 May – 10 June 1984: Chinese Stamp, Books & Brush Paintings Exhibition

This cover was cancelled on the second day of the exhibition with a Pulau Pinang cancellation. The cachet was applied on the China stamp on the same cover.

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At the same exhibition, a set of 2 exhibition cards were also issued. Of interest is the reverse of the card where the name of the exhibition, exhibition dates, organiser and venue were cancelled and new details printed alongside.

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09 – 24 March 1985: ASEANPEX 85

This cover was cancelled with the ASEANPEX 85 cancellation on the first day of exhibition.

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This cover was cancelled with a slogan cancellation on the last day of exhibition.

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06 – 14 April 1985: Books, Painting, Stationery and 3rd Stamp Exhibition

This cover was cancelled in Sibu on the first day of exhibition along with the exhibition cachets.

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12 July 1985: 580 Years of Zheng He’s Voyage to the Western Ocean Stamp Exhibition

These covers were cancelled in Melaka.

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27 July – 04 August 1985: PENPEX ’85

This cover was cancelled with a slogan cancel in Pulau Pinang on the first day of exhibition promoting PENPEX ’85 along with the Posted at PENPEX ’85 cachet.

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This cover was cancelled on the second day of exhibition with a Pulau Pinang cancellation along with the Posted at PENPEX ’85 cachet.

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This cover was cancelled with a slogan cancel in Pulau Pinang on the last day of exhibition promoting PENPEX ’85 along with the See You at Bicentenary Stamp Exhibition 1986 cachet. I have not seen the Bicentenary Stamp Exhibition 1986. Was it ever held? If any has this information, I will be glad to update this posting.

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24 – 25 November 1985: 6th Philatelic & Numismatic Exhibition (Kuching)

This cover was issued by The Sarawak Philatelic and Numismatic Society and cancelled in Kuching on the first day of exhibition along with the society’s 15th Anniversary cachet.

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07 – 08 December 1985: 6th Philatelic & Numismatic Exhibition (Sibu)

This cover was issued by The Sarawak Philatelic and Numismatic Society and cancelled in Sibu on the first day of exhibition along with the society’s 15th Anniversary cachet. This the second venue of the exhibition.

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21 – 25 December 1985: Perak Philatelic and Numismatic Exhibition ’85

This cover was issued by the Persatuan Philatelik dan Numismatik Perak and cancelled in Ipoh on the first day of exhibition along with an exhibition cachet.

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21 – 30 November 1986: Exhibition of the Chinese Courier History in Kuala Lumpur

A souvenir cover was issued by the China National Philatelic Corporation along with an exhibition cachet on a Cinderella sheet.

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05 – 07 December 1986: YMCA Stamp Club Stamp Exhibition

This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition with a Pulau Pinang cancelaltion along with a YMCA Stamp Club Day cachet. It was signed by the organizer. Anyone who has information on the signatory, do drop me a note.

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This cover was cancelled on the second day of exhibition with a Pulau Pinang cancellation along with a Stamp Collecting Day cachet.

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18 – 21 December 1986: Pesta Setem ’86

This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition with a Pulau Pinang cancellation along with a Hari Pesta Pulau Pinang (Penang Festival Day) cachet.

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17 – 26 April 1987: Exhibition of the Precious Animal Specimens from China, Stamps and Books

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet (blue).

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This cover was cancelled with a slogan postmark “Pameran Setem oleh Persatuan Setem MTE Pulau Pinang 17 HB – 27 HB APRIL 1987” on the last day of exhibition (26 April 1987). There is also an exhibition cachet (blue) and a last day exhibition cachet (red). The souvenir cover is also signed by Dr Koh Tsu Koon (Chief Minister of Penang at that time).

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The back of the cover is Dr Koh Tsu Koon’s rubber stamp and the Penang Chinese Town Hall Library rubber stamp.

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18 – 19 April 1987: FIAP Mini Asian Stampex 87

This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition with the Pulau Pinang cancellation along with the FIAP Mini Asian Stampex 87 cachet.

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22 July 1987: English College Stamp Exhibition

This cover was cancelled in Johor Bahru. The dates of the exhibition is unknown. If you have information on the dates of exhibition, do drop me a note.

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21 – 23 December 1987: PHILEX 87

These exhibition covers were cancelled with the Singapore Post daily exhibition cancellations as well as the Australia Post, Macau Post and Pos Malaysia cachets.

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03 – 11 September 1988: Stamps of China Exhibition

This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition with the Pulau Pinang cancellation along with 2 cachets (in red and black).

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24 March – 02 April 1989: MALPEX’89

This Pre-Stamped Envelope was cancelled on the first day of exhibition with the Menara Maybank Kuala Lumpur daily cancellation.

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Here are the cancellations of all 10 days.

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07 – 15 July 1990: SELPEX 90

This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition with the SELPEX 90 Shah Alam cancellation. The cover is actually a Pre-Stamped Envelope featuring an unreleased design of the Agro Definitive.

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16 – 19 August 1990: SINGPEX ’90

This aerogramme was cancelled with the exhibition cachet.

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18 – 27 October 1991: Pameran Filateli Remaja ’91

This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition with the Hari Perasmian cancellation. 10 post boxes (one for each day’s cancellation) were set up for visitors to send covers. Sadly one of my covers did not reach me whereas another had the stamp damaged (someone tried to tear out the stamp while in transit!). I had to buy replacements.

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Here is a cover issued by Italian Post cancelled with a cachet.

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16 – 24 November 1991: PHILANIPPON ’91

This cover was cancelled with the PHILANIPPON ’91 cachet.

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01 – 07 September 1992: KUALA LUMPUR ’92

This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition with the KUALA LUMPUR ’92 cancellation. Again, 7 post boxes were set up at the site. One post box for each day’s cancellation. This time all the covers reached me.

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These are the official first day cover cancelled at the exhibition site.

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This is an unofficial envelope issued by a group of Shanghai philatelic associations.

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Here are some foreign covers issued during the exhibition.

Singapore souvenir cover cancelled with the first day of exhibition cancellation along with the cachet.

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Hong Kong Exhibition Miniature Sheet FDC cancelled with the exhibition cancellation and cachet.

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Solomon Islands Pre-Stamp Envelope cancelled with the exhibition cachet.

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Papua New Guinea cover cancelled with the exhibition cachet.

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Vietnam cover cancelled with the exhibition cachet.

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Christmas Island cover cancelled in Christmas Island.

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Tuvalu cover cancelled with the exhibition cachet.

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This is the Tuvalu cover cancelled in Funafuti, Tuvalu.

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SPRINTPAK cinderella cover (2 types) cancelled with a non-postal cancellation. In fact Pos Malaysia had these machines. However the use of the machines were discontinued after a short time. At one point in time, the machine could be seen at the Philatelic Bureau!

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Here is an interesting SPRINTPAK cinderella cover cancelled on 06 September 1992 (on the India stamp) along with exhibition cachets from Singapore, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Indonesia, Tuvalu, Nauru, Vietnam and DPR Korea.

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01 – 30 November 1992: Pesta Pulau Pinang

This cover was cancelled with the Pulau Pinang cancellation and Pesta Pulau Pinang 1992 cachet.

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21 – 22 November 1992: 7th Stamp and Coin Exhibition

This cover was cancelled in Sibu along with the exhibition cachet.

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24 April 1993: FiLaGeo

This cover was cancelled in Seremban with the first day cover cancellation for the stamp that was released on that day.

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10 – 11 July 1993: Pameran Filateli Sibu

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet and a Sibu first day of exhibition cancellation.

18 August – 07 September 1993: Trade and Development Exhibition Sibu Sarawak

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet in Bahasa Malaysia and in English.

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29 August – 02 September 1993: Pameran Setem Pos Malaysia Sarawak

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet.

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01 – 10 October 1993: Bangkok 1993

Pos Malaysia did not issue a cover but an exhibition card. This is the exhibition card with a set of overprinted stamps and the original set cancelled with the exhibition cachet.

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Here is a private cover cancelled with the exhibition cachet.

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02 – 03 October 1993: Pameran Filateli Miri

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10 January 1994: Pameran Pos Malaysia Perak Darul Ridzuan

This cover was cancelled on the exhibition day with the PAMERAN POS Taiping, Perak cancellation.

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23 – 29 May 1994: Stamp Exhibition

This postcard was cancelled with the Alor Setar cancellation on the first day of exhibition along with the exhibition cachet.

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16 – 25 August 1994: PHILAKOREA ’94

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet on a set of overprinted stamps and the original set.

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This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition with the PHILAKOREA DAY cancellation.

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This cover was cancelled with all the daily cancellations as well as the cachet.

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31 August – 03 September 1994: SINGPEX ’94

An official envelope and cancel were released. Image not available.

08 – 13 November 1994: ASEANPEX ’94

This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition with the ASEANPEX ’94 HARI ASEAN cancellation on a set of overprinted stamps and the original set.

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This cover was affixed with stamps from all the participating countries and cancelled with the respective country’s first day of exhibition cancellation or cachet.

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This is a similar exhibition cover with the participant countries’ (except the Australia) stamps and cancellations on the first day of exhibition on a Penang Philatelic Society envelope.

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Here is the cover issued by Pos Indonesia and cancelled with the exhibition cachet.

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Philippine Postal Corporation issued first day covers with a special exhibition cancellation.

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Thailand Post issued an exhibition with a special exhibition cancellation.

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12 – 27 November 1994: Silk Road Stamp Exhibition

This cover was cancelled with the Biro Peminat Setem (Philatelic Bureau) Kuala Lumpur cancellation along with the exhibition cachet.

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19 – 25 August 1995: JAKARTA ’95

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet.

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01 – 10 September 1995: Singapore ’95

These FDCs were cancelled with the Kuala Lumpur first day of issue cancellation as well as the Singapore ’95 Day cancellation (first day of exhibition) and cachet.

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Here are all the daily cancels.

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26 – 28 September 1995: Sarawak 1995 Pameran Setem Kebangsaan

This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition with the Sarawak 1995 cancellation.

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21 – 22 October 1995: Miri Sarawak 8th Stamp & Coin Exhibition

This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition with a POS MALAYSIA Miri Sarawak cancellation. There are also a 25th Anniversary exhibition cachet (blue) and a Sarawak Philatelic and Numismatic Society (SPNS) exhibition cachet (red).

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21 – 30 March 1996: INDONESIA ’96

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet.

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02 – 07 December 1996: Stamp Week 1996

This FDC was cancelled in Kuala Lumpur during the first Stamp Week! The cover was also cancelled with the Stamp Week cachet as well as signed by Teh Yew Kiang, the designer.

12 – 16 February 1997: Hong Kong ’97

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet.

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07 – 08 June 1997: Stamp Fair ’97 Sarawak

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet.

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06 – 14 September 1997: MALPEX 97

This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition with the HARI PAMERAN cancellation on the PSM cover.

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This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition with the HARI PAMERAN cancellation on the Pos Malaysia cover.

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31 October – 02 November 1997: STAMPEX MIRI ’97

This aerogramme was cancelled in Miri with the exhibition cachet.

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01 – 07 December 1997: Stamp Week 1997

This FDC was cancelled in Kuala Lumpur along with the Stamp Week ’97 cachet. The cover was signed by Teh Yew Kiang in English and Chinese on the day of issue.

Southern Colour Print issued this souvenir sheet specially for the stamp week. This souvenir cover was cancelled with the Stamp Week ’97 cachet.

15 – 22 December 1997: INDEPEX ’97

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet along with first day of exhibition and cachets from India Post.

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11 April 1998: SMJK Yuk Choy Philatelic Club Exhibition

This cover has a SMJK Yuk Choy Kelab Filateli (Philatelic Club) cachet. I was not able to recognise the 2 autographs. Anyone who can shed a light?

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01 – 03 August 1998: Kuching City Stamp Fair

This cover was cancelled with the Kuching City Stamp Fair cachet.

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07 – 09 August 1999: Kuching Festival Stamp Exhibition 1999

Private daily cachets were available during the exhibition organised by the Philatelic Society of Kuching, Sarawak. Exhibition postcard was also issued. This cover was cancelled with all the 3 days private cachets as well as the first day of issue Kuching cancellation. This image is provided by a reader.

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29 November – 05 December 1999: Stamp Week 1999

These covers were cancelled with all the daily cancellations as well as the Stamp Week 2009 cachet.

23 – 26 August 2000: Kuching Festival Stamp Show 2000

A private exhibition cachet was available in the exhibition organized by the Philatelic Society of Kuching, Sarawak. Exhibition postcard was also issued.

09 – 15 October 2000: Stamp Week 2000

These covers were cancelled with all the cancels from the Stamp Week and exhibition cachet.

01 – 05 February 2001: Hong Kong Exhibition 2001

This cover is a first day cover with an additional exhibition cachet. No special cover was released for this event.

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01 – 07 August 2001: PHILANIPPON ’01

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet.

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30 August – 02 September 2001: Kuching Fest Stamp Show 2001

A private exhibition cachet was available in the exhibition organized by the Philatelic Society of Kuching, Sarawak. Exhibition postcard was also issued.

29 September – 01 October 2001: STAMPEX Kota Kinabalu

These covers were cancelled with the exhibition cancellation, exhibition cachet as well as the Philatelic Society of Kota Kinabalu cachet.

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02 – 11 August 2002: PHILAKOREA 2002

These covers were cancelled with the exhibition cachet.

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This exhibition cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet along with the Seoul first day of issue cancellation and autographed by the designer, Mr KY Lim.

03 – 05 August 2002: Kuching Fest 2002 STAMPEX

A private exhibition cachet was available in the exhibition organised by the Philatelic Society of Kuching, Sarawak. An exhibition postcard was also issued.

17 – 23 December 2002: Stamp Week 2002

This cover was cancelled with all the daily cancellations. There was no cachet issued for the stamp week. The cover is also signed by the designer, Mr Teh Yew Kiang.

04 July 2003: Sibu Philatelic and Numismatic Exhibition 2003

This cover was cancelled in Sibu on the first day of exhibition along with the Sibu Stamps Exhibition & Fair 2003 cachet.

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30 August – 01 September 2003: Miri Stamps Fair 2003

I have not come across any exhibition covers. This is a postcard cancelled in Miri on 19 August 2003 during the 46th Independence Celebration series with the additional Miri Stamps Fair 2003 exhibition cachet.

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03 – 05 October 2003: Kuala Lumpur Stamp Show 2003

This private cover was cancelled with a stamp on the first day of issue along with the exhibition cachet.

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04 – 13 October 2003: Bangkok 2003 World Philatelic Exhibition

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet.

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This cover was cancelled with the cachet along with the Bangkok first day of exhibition cancellation and autographed by the designer, Mr KY Lim.

This is the Thailand Post FDC affixed with Malaysia exhibition overprint stamps and cancelled with the exhibition cachet. It is also autographed by the Malaysia stamps designer, Mr KY Lim.

17 – 19 October 2003: Borneo 2003 STAMPEX

Private daily cachets were available during the exhibition organised by the Philatelic Society of Kuching, Sarawak. 3 exhibition postcards were also issued.

22 May 2004: Monthly Stamp Fair

This is a souvenir cover for the Monthly Stamp Fair 2004 cancelled with a Biro Peminat Setem (Philatelic Bureau) cancellation on 22 May 2004.

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07 June 2004: Monthly Mini Fair 2004

This is another version of the souvenir cover for the Monthly Stamp Fair. On this cover, it is written as Monthly Mini Fair and cancelled with a Biro Peminat Setem (Philatelic Bureau) cancellation on 07 June 2004.

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28 August – 01 September 2004: Singapore World Stamp Championship 2004

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet.

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This cover was made on a Japan Post envelope and cancelled with the exhibition cachet of both Malaysia and Singapore.

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03 – 05 September 2004: Kuala Lumpur Stamp Show 2004

This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition with the Putra World Trade Centre cancellation along with the exhibition cachet.

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This is the first day cover cancelled with the Putra World Trade Centre cancellation and the exhibition cachet.

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09 – 15 October 2004: Stamp Week 2004

These covers were cancelled with all the daily cancellations as well as the Stamp Week 2004 cachet.

29 October 2004: Stamps, Coins & Phone Cards Exhibition (Sibu)

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24 – 26 December 2004: Stamp Fair 2004 (Kuching)

A private exhibition cachet was available during the exhibition organised by the Philatelic Society of Kuching, Sarawak. 2 exhibition postcard were also issued.

21 – 24 April 2005: Pacific Explorer 2005 World Stamp Expo

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet.

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08 July 2005: Sibu Stamp Fair 2005

This cover was cancelled in Sibu on the first day of exhibition along with the exhibition cachet.

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23 – 29 July 2005: ASEAN Stamp Exhibition

These FDCs were also cancelled with the exhibition cachet.

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07 August 2005: Sarikei Stamp Fair 2005

This cover was cancelled in Sarikei with the exhibition cancellation.

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19 – 24 August 2005: Taipei 2005

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet.

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25 September 2005: Kapit Stamp Fair 2005

This cover was cancelled in Kapit with the exhibition cancellation.

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02 October 2005: Mukah Stamp Fair 2005

This cover was cancelled in Mukah with the exhibition cancellation.

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16 – 18 October 2005: Stamps, Coins and Phonecards Exhibition 2005

This cover was cancelled in Sibu with the exhibition cachet. There is also an older 16 – 18 September 2005 cachet.

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02 – 08 December 2005: Stamp Week 2005

These covers were cancelled with all the daily cancellations as well as the Stamp Week 2005 cachet.

09 – 15 October 2006: Stamp Week 2006

These covers were cancelled with all the daily cancellations as well as the Stamp Week 2006 cachet.

07 – 15 July 2007: Youth ASEAN Stamp Exhibition

There was no exhibition cover for this event however the Insects Series 3 first day of issue coincided with the exhibition’s opening day. The first day covers were cancelled with the additional exhibition cachet.

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03 – 12 August 2007: BANGKOK 2007

This is the Insect Series 3 miniature sheet overprinted with the BANGKOK 2007 exhibition logo. Very few exhibition covers were made by those who went to the exhibition. I do not have the exhibition cover.

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12 – 16 September 2007: 50 Years of Nationhood Through Philately

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet with MPPJ Library.

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26 November – 02 December 2007: Stamp Week 2007

These covers were cancelled with all the daily cancellations as well as the Stamp Week 2007 cachet.

23 – 28 October 2008: Jakarta 2008

This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition with the Grand Opening Day cancellation along with the Pos Malaysia cachet and exhibition cachet.

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01 – 07 December 2008: Stamp Week 2008

These covers were cancelled with all the daily cancellations as well as the Stamp Week 2008 cachet.

03 December 2008: Royal Patronage Stamp Exhibition

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet.

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10 – 16 April 2009: China 2009 World Stamp Exhibition

There are 2 versions of cancellations for the exhibition covers.

The first cover was cancelled with the Pos Malaysia China 2009 cachet as well as the Philatelic Exhibition Day cancellation in Luo Yang (location of the exhibition).

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The second cover was cancelled with the Pos Malaysia China 2009 cachet as well as the Luoyang Henan FDC cancellation and signed by the designer (Teh Yew Kiang).

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30 July – 04 August 2009: PHILAKOREA 2009

This cover was cancelled with the Pos Malaysia exhibition cachet as well as the PHILAKOREA Seoul CPO cachet and first day of exhibition cancellation.

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15 August – 10 September 2009: Penang Heritage Philatelic Exhibition

Image not available. An exhibition cachet Pameran Setem Warisan Pulau Pinang was available by the Penang Philatelic Society along with Penang Pos Malaysia cancellation. A set of 6 postcard overprinted with Penang Heritage Philatelic Exhibition; 15 August – 10 September 2009, Penang State Museum; Penang Philatelic Society was sold by the Penang Philatelic Society.

07 – 13 December 2009: Stamp Week 2009

These covers were cancelled with all the daily cancellations as well as the Stamp Week 2009 cachet.

04 – 12 August 2010: BANGKOK 2010

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet.  The additonal cancellations are the Miracle of Stamps Day and Thai Post cachet. The Thai stamp was cancelled with the BANGKOK 2010 first day of exhibition cancellation.

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13 – 19 December 2010: Stamp Week 2010

This cover was cancelled with all the cancels from the Stamp Week and Stamp Week 2010 cachet.

15 December 2010 – 15 March 2011: Pameran Setem Muzium Negara Setem 1 Malaysia 1 Dunia

This is a special contest cover. A contest to guess the number of stamps in a display was organised during the exhibition. Blank envelopes were provided at the exhibition site. This contest cover is cancelled with the cachets at the exhibition as well as the Children’s Pets first day of issue cancellation.

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12 – 18 February 2011: INDIPEX 2011

The perforated and imperforated INDIPEX overprinted miniature sheets on covers were cancelled with the Pos Malaysia INDIPEX 2011 cachet. The India stamp was cancelled with Mahatma Gandhi, New Delhi cancellation on the first day of exhibition.

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This cover was cancelled with the Pos Malaysia INDIPEX 2011 cachet. The India stamp was cancelled with the Harmony Day, New Delhi cancellation on the first day of exhibition.

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28 July – 02 August 2011: PHILANIPPON ’11

These covers were cancelled with the Pos Malaysia exhibition cachet along with the Japan first day of exhibition daily cancel on the Japan stamp. The first cover’s cancellation is the special daily pictorial cancel (the design changes every day) of the Yokohama Central Post Office. The second cover’s cancel is the standard daily exhibition cancel (the design is the same, only the date is changed).

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20110728 Yokohama Philanippon 11

10 – 16 October 2011: Stamp Week 2011

These covers were cancelled with all the cancels from the Stamp Week and Stamp Week 2011 cachet.

18 – 22 April 2012: Youth ASEAN Philately and Tourism EXPO 2012

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet post event.

20120418 Yogyakarta Youth ASEAN Philately and Tourism EXPO 2012

18 – 24 June 2012: INDONESIA 2012 World Stamp Championship

This cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet and the Indonesia 2012 Day cancellation on the Indonesia stamp on the first day of exhibition.

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This cover was cancelled with the exhibition cachet and the Filateli Jakarta cancellation on the first day of exhibition.

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07 – 13 October 2012: MELAKA 750 National Stamp Exhibition

These covers were cancelled with the first day of issue and exhibition first day cancellations along with the exhibition cachet.

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These covers were made on the Philatelic Society of Malaysia envelopes for the exhibition.

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On the reverse of all the covers is a Mobile Post cancellation from the launch site.

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19 – 25 November 2012: Stamp Week 2012

These covers were cancelled with the first day of issue cancellation as well as Taman Setiawangsa cancellation (the post office at the exhibition). Pos Indonesia’s first day of participation cancellation is on the Indonesia stamp. There are 2 cachets from Pos Malaysia and Pos Indonesia.

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These covers were cancelled with Pos Indonesia first day of issue cancellation as well as country and exhibition cachet. A Pos Malaysia exhibition cachet is also included.

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These covers include a Malaysia stamp cancelled on the first day of issue and the Taman Setiawangsa first day of issue cancellation.

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20 – 22 March 2013: Kedah Royal Stamp Exhibition

The covers were cancelled with the exhibition cachet. The exhibition was supposed to be held together with the Postal History of Kedah issue. However the exhibition was postponed to 2013.

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Look carefully at the wordings on the overprint logo. It reads as “100 Tahun Setem Kedah & 125 Tahun Perkhidmatan Pos Di Kedah” or “100 Years of Kedah Stamp Issue & 125 Years of Postal Service in Kedah” which is the subject of the Postal History of Kedah issued on 20 December 2012.

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This cover is released by the Philatelic Society of Malaysia. The cover is cancelled in Alor Setar together with the exhibition cachet. An exhibition souvenir book is included with the cover.

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10 – 15 May 2013: Australia 2013

This cover was cancelled with the Australia 2013 cachet.

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Here is the PSM cover cancelled with the Pos Malaysia Australia 2013 cachet as well as the exhibition green cachet.

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02 – 14 August 2013: Thailand 2013 World Stamp Exhibition (02 – 08 August 2013) followed by 130th Anniversary of Thai Postal Service (09 – 14 August 2013)

This cover was cancelled with the Pos Malaysia exhibition cachet as well as Thailand Post first day of exhibition cancellation, an exhibition post office cancellation as well as the exhibition cachet.

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This is the PSM cover cancelled with the Pos Malaysia exhibition cachet as well as Thailand Post first day of exhibition cancellation and as the exhibition cachet. There is no exhibition post office cancellation.

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23 – 25 August 2013: Tri-nation 3rd Stamp Exhibition

These FDCs were cancelled in Kuala Lumpur along with the exhibition cachets from Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. Affixed on the covers are Singapore 2015 stamp cancelled with the E1 exhibition cancellation. In addition there are also 3 daily cancels from Pos Indonesia (Yogyakrata) – 2 of the cancels are at the back of the envelope. The FDCs were also signed by the designer of the miniature sheet along with the Hazel Design Sdn Bhd cancel.

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Here are the FDCs issued by Singapore Post on the same day and cancelled with the E1 exhibition cancellation along with all the cancels available in Tri-nation.

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Here are the souvenir covers issued by Pos Indonesia and cancelled with daily cancels from Yogyakarta along with all the cancels available in Tri-nation. The covers were signed by the Malaysia Tri-nation Miniature Sheet designer.

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07 – 10 October 2013: St John 1 School 50 Years Malaysia Stamp Exhibition

This cover was cancelled with all the daily exhibition cancels.

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01 – 30 November 2013: ARCH KL City Gallery 50 Years Malaysia Stamp Exhibition

This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition along with the exhibition cachet.

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13 – 19 November 2013: Stamp Week 2013

This year, the Stamp Week turned into another patriotic exhibition (sort of an extension to the St John and ARCH series). This was due to the postponement (note: this was finally cancelled) of the controversial Visit Malaysia 2014 issue.

This cover was cancelled with all the cancels from the Stamp Week and Stamp Week 2013 cachet as well as the Berjaya Times Square first day of issue cancellation (not shown – at the back of the cover).

20131113 Berjaya Times Square KL Stamp Week 2013 Full PSM

Here is a postal slogan cancel on the 14th of November 2013. The slogan was not available on 13 November 2013. The slogan is not available everyday. The other 4 daily cancels are at the back of the envelope.

20131113 Berjaya Times Square KL Stamp Week 2013 Postal Slogan

This is the souvenir cover with all the first day of issue cancellation and cachet issued by Pos Malaysia AFTER the event! A set of souvenir covers issued by Pos Malaysia comprises of 7 covers, each with a daily cancellation and a cachet.

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27 – 30 November 2013: Sabah State Library 50 Years Malaysia Stamp Exhibition

This cover was cancelled with the daily cancels as well as the exhibition cachet. The rubber stamps were damaged by someone in order to prevent others from making good covers. This is a very sad incident in Malaysian philatelic history.

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23 March – 08 April 2014:  Raja Tun Uda Library 50 Years Malaysia Stamp Exhibition

This cover was cancelled with two exhibition cachets. There is an additional PPAS cancellation.

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09 May – 08 June 2014: PERZIM 50 Years Malaysia Stamp Exhibition

This cover was cancelled with the Jalan Laksamana and PERZIM Melaka cancellations on the day of launch (21 May 2014) as well as the 22 May 2014 cancellation. There is also a Muzium Dunia Melayu Dunia Islam cancellation.

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30 May – 01 June 2014: 4 Nations Stamp Show Bandung 2014

This PSM cover was cancelled on the first day of the 4 Nations Stamp Show with the Pos Malaysia, Pos Indonesia and Singapore Post cancellations on the respective country’s stamp. There is an exhibition cachet on the back.

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This is a private cover also cancelled on the first day of exhibition with the respective country’s cancellation and the exhibition cachet.

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20 – 22 June 2014: Perak Stamp Exhibition

This is the souvenir cover for the exhibition cancelled with the Perak cachets (in blue) and Pos Malaysia cachets and the first day of exhibition cancellations. There is also a UTC Ipoh Perak cancellation. UTC Ipoh is the location of the exhibition and the post office is inside the same floor of the exhibition. The pink Bougainvillea envelope was issued on 20 June 2014 (first day).

20140620 Ipoh Perak Stamp Exhibition

This is the back of the souvenir cover with the cancellations of the second and third days.

20140620 Ipoh Perak Stamp Exhibition back

This is the purple Bougainvillea envelope issued on the subsequent days.

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13 – 28 September 2014: 50 Years of Malaysia on Stamps and Postcards

This cover was cancelled on the first day of exhibition along with the cachet on the cover produced by the Penang Philatelic Society.

Special exhibition cancellations were available from 13 – 16 September 2014. A further 2 cancellations were released on 20 – 21 September 2014. Here is a cover with all the exhibition cancellations and cachet.

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20140913 Penang 50 Years Malaysia on Stamps and Postcards 2

24 October 2014: SJK (C) Tai Thung Love Malaysia Stamp Exhibition

The exhibition cover was cancelled with all the 7 cancellations made available at the school. The exhibition was held for only a day.

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05 November 2014: World Youth Stamp Exhibition 2014

This is a pre-issue for the World Stamp Exhibition 2014. This cover was cancelled with the Kuala Lumpur and KLCC cancellations as well as the Suria KLCC circular cancellation.

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01 – 06 December 2014: World Youth Stamp Exhibition 2014

These covers were cancelled with the first day of issue cancellations from KLCC, Suria KLCC and Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. There are also matching exhibition cancellations matching the daily theme of the exhibition and the exhibition cache. All the covers were autographed by the respective designers.

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As the post offices were closed on 06 December 2014 (being the first Saturday of the month), a Post Automated Machine (PAM) Label issued on the same day is affixed on the back of the cover.

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Here are some foreign covers issued during the exhibition.

Singapore:

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Indonesia:

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Taiwan:

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Bangladesh:

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Saudi Arabia:

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Here is a collection of covers cancelled at the exhibition with either the official cancellations or cachets prepared for the exhibition.

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Royal Mail issued a customised personalised stamp sheet (Smilers) for the event. However, Royal Mail did not attend the exhibition. Here are FDCs made in Windsor using the cut up personalised stamp sheet.

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14 – 19 August 2015: Singapore 2015 World Stamp Exhibition

These covers were cancelled with the Pos Malaysia exhibition cachet as well as the Singapore Post first day of exhibition cancellation and the Singapore Post exhibition cachet.

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27 October – 02 November 2015: Stamp Week 2015

This cover was cancelled with the 7 days cancellations as well as the cachet.

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This the Setemku (Personalised Stamp) cover with all the 7 days cancellations and cachet.

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04 – 06 December 2015: Four Nation Stamp Exhibition

This exhibition cover was cancelled with the daily cancellations of Malaysia and Singapore along with the Malaysia and Thailand exhibition cachets and Indonesia first day cancellation. The KLCC, Melaka and Jalan Laksamana cancellations are at the back of the envelope.

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This is the Indonesia Exhibition FDC with the first day of issue cancellation and the Singapore and Malaysia stamps with the first day cancellations and Thailand and Malaysia exhibition cachets. The original Pos Indonesia envelope was issued with Rp 3000 stamp. The Rp 2500 stamp was added for completeness.

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21 – 31 March 2016: Kuala Kangsar Stamp and Philately Exhibition

This exhibition cover was cancelled with the first day cover cancellation for the Perak Definitive along with the Kuala Kangsar Public Library and Ipoh Stamp Collectors Group cachets. The cover was produced by the Ipoh Stamp Collectors Group.

20160321 Kuala Kangsar Library Stamp and Philately Exhibition

10 – 15 August 2016: Thailand 2016

This cover was cancelled with the Pos Malaysia exhibition cachet as well as Thailand Post first day of exhibition cancellation, an exhibition post office cancellation, Nonthaburi Post Office cancellation as well as the exhibition cachet. The exhibition was held in Nonthaburi and the actual datestamp was brought over to the exhibition mail desk on the afternoon of the first day of exhibition.

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This is the version using the PSM cover.

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23 – 25 September 2016: Fournation Stamp Exhibition Singapore 2016

These exhibition covers were cancelled with the Singapore Post first day of exhibition cancellation as well as the Singapore and Malaysia exhibition cachets. There were 3 long covers and one large cover issued for the event.

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01 – 07 October 2016: Stamp Week 2016

This cover was cancelled with the 7 days cancellations, the actual first day cancellation from UTC Pudu as well as the Stamp Week and Malaysia Postcrossing Meetup cachets. The cover was autographed by the Group CEO of Pos Malaysia, Dato’ Mohd Shukrie Mohd Salleh and the designer, Mr KY Lim.

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This cover is made with the regular stamps from sheets of 100s. It is autographed by the designer, Mr KY Lim.

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This cover is a mix of the regular stamps from sheets of 100s and philatelic sheets of 20s.

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21 – 23 October 2016: Dr Wu Lien Teh Stamp Exhibition and Fair

This cover was cancelled with the Pulau Pinang, Penang Free School Jalan Masjid Negeri, POW Sungai Petani and Penang Free School official cancellations along with the Penang Philatelic Society Dr Wu Lien Teh Stamp Exhibition and Fair cachet. The cover was autographed by Mr Teh Lai Heng, the Penang Assemblyman for KOMTAR during the official opening ceremony on 22 October 2016.

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17 – 19 December 2016: MYPEX 2016

This cover was cancelled in Jalan Othman, the nearest post office to the Malaysia National Stamp Exhibition 2016 venue (Petaling Jaya Community Library), the 3 daily cancellations and the exhibition cachet.

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This Setemku (personalised stamp) cover was cancelled with the daily cancellations and the exhibition cachet.

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03 August 2017: Bandung 2017

This cover was cancelled with the Pos Malaysia exhibition cachet as well as the Pos Indonesia first day of exhibition cancellation, Bandung Filateli cancellation as well as the Pos Indonesia exhibition cachet. The Bandung Filateli cancellation was only available from 07:00 pm to 09:00 pm. The cover was also autographed by the designer, Mr. KY Lim.

This is the version using Pos Indonesia envelope.

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2 thoughts on “Exhibition Covers

    • I attended some of the exhibitions. Those that I cannot attend, I will ask friends to make or buy from stamp dealers. The old ones are slowly hunted down from various dealers from around the world.

      sky52200

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