20 March 2013: Kedah Royal Stamp Exhibition

The covers were cancelled with the exhibition cachet. The envelopes were supposed to be used for the Postal History of Kedah series as well as the exhibition. However the exhibition was postponed to 2013.

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Here is a close-up of the overprint logo. Basically 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 is the cover released by the Philatelic Society of Malaysia. The cover is cancelled with the Alor Setar cancel along with the exhibition cachet. An exhibition souvenir book is sold along with this cover.

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30 April 2013: Lighthouses in Malaysia Series 2

The FDC was cancelled in Shah Alam (location of the launch was at Shah Alam Convention Centre) and Kuala Selangor (the staging point to get to the Pulau Angsa Lighthouse). This issue also celebrates 60 Years of the Marine Department of Malaysia.

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This FDC was cancelled in Shah Alam and Pulau Pinang.

20130430 Shah Alam Pulau Pinang Lighthouse Series 2

This MS on FDC was cancelled in Klang and Port Klang. Port Klang is the staging point to get to the One Fathom Bank as well as the location of the headquarters of the Marine Department.

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For further details check out: https://myfdc.wordpress.com/2013/04/04/lighthouse-series-2/

10 May 2013: Australia 2013 Overprint

The cover was cancelled with the Pos Malaysia 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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28 June 2013: Living Corals

The FDCs were cancelled in Kuala Lumpur and Tanjong Karang (Cape Coral).

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This is a composite FDC cancelled in Kuala Lumpur and Tanjong Karang.

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02 August 2013: Thailand 2013 World Stamp Exhibition

The 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 August 2013: Tri-nation 3rd Stamp Exhibition

The 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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31 August 2013: Museums and Artifacts (50 Years Muzium Negara)

These FDCs were cancelled in Muzium Negara.

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This FDC was cancelled in Kuala Klawang and Kuala Lumpur. The Customs Museum (Muzium Adat) is located in Kuala Klawang and the Textile Museum (Muzium Tekstil) is located in Kuala Lumpur. The FDC was also cancelled with the respective museum’s private cancels.

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16 September 2013: 50 Years of Malaysia

This FDC was cancelled in Kuching (Sarawak), Kota Kinabalu (Sabah) and Kuala Lumpur (Federal Territory). It is significant as Sabah and Sarawak joined Malaya (and for a short while Singapore) to form Malaysia 50 years ago.

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This FDC was cancelled in Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya. Putrajaya, the new administrative capital, is named after the Tunku.

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22 October 2013: Celebrating Abilities of Children with Disabilities: Colours of My World

This FDC was cancelled in Bukit Damansara and Kuala Lumpur. UNICEF office is located in Bukit Damansara.

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Here is a set of 3 FDCs cancelled in Sitiawan, Penampang and Shah Alam respectively. These cancellations match the locations of the artists who drew the pieces.

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This FDC was cancelled in Kota Kinabalu, Shah Alam and Ipoh. These are the capitals of the states where the artists came from.

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13 November 2013: Stamp Week 2013

These covers were cancelled on the first day of issue with the exhibition daily cancel, Berjaya Times Square cancel as well as the exhibition cachet. The envelope used was the 50 Years of Malaysia envelope as no envelopes were produced by Pos Malaysia during the Stamp Week.

This cover is affixed with the original 50 Years of Malaysia stamp.

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This cover features the MS on cover.

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Here is a cover with all the daily exhibition and Berjaya Times Square cancellations. There is also a Stamp Week 2013 cachet.

20131113 Berjaya Times Square KL Stamp Week 2013 Full

This is a souvenir cover issued AFTER the event and released sometime in 2014. This souvenir cover was cancelled with the first day of issue and the cachet. A full set of souvenir covers comprises of 7 covers, each with the daily cancel and cachet.

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23 November 2013: 100 Years of Banking Excellence (100 Years RHB Bank)

This FDC was cancelled in Kuala Lumpur and Sungai Wang Plaza. There were 2 types of ink pads made available in the General Post Office (red and black). Sungai Wang Plaza is the closest post office to RHB Centre. Pasar Rakyat and Bukit Bintang post offices were no longer in operation. In addition, the back of the cover is cancelled with the Bilik Mel Korporat (Corporate Mail Room) operated by Pos Malaysia inside RHB Centre.

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This FDC was made on the Jalan Tun H.S. Lee branch envelope. This branch is depicted in the stamp “Launch of Kwong Yik Bank Headquarters”. The branch is near the General Post Office. This FDC has the same cancels as the one above with an additional stamp cancelled on 15 July 2013 which was the actual centenary date.

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29 November 2013: The Baba and Nyonya Heritage

These FDC were cancelled in Subang Jaya, the location of the 26th Baba Nyonya International Convention 2013.

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These FDCs were cancelled in Melaka.

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These FDCs were cancelled in Pulau Pinang.

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23 December 2013: Endangered Big Cats of Malaysia

These FDCs were cancelled in Kuching.

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