23 March 2019: Chong Hwa School autograph session

23 March 2019: Chong Hwa School autograph session

This morning (23 March 2019) was a busy day in Chomg Hwa Independent School. Droves of students and parents went back. It was also an open day for alumni.

The folder set was prominently on sale at the main entrance.

A set of postcards were also on sale:

A set of 4 school mascot cachets were available at the postcard counter.

To complete the folder set were the designers (from left to right are: Lin Hsueh Yin, Anjoey and Wei Loon) from O Zero Studio:

Information of the stamp issue are found in:

The schools: https://myfdc.me/2019/03/21/chong-hwa-centenary-designer-autograph-session-on-23-march-2019/

The products: https://myfdc.me/2019/03/18/21-march-2019-chong-hwa-school-centenary-personalised-setem-ku-issue/

The details: https://myfdc.me/2019/03/14/another-centenary-school-personalised-stamp-from-chong-hwa-independent-high-school-kuala-lumpur/

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Chong Hwa Centenary: Designer Autograph Session on 23 March 2019

Chong Hwa Centenary: Designer Autograph Session on 23 March 2019

Today (21 March 2019) marks the actual centenary date of the Chong Hwa School of Kuala Lumpur. The school began in 1919 with the current Primary School in Setapak: Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Chong Hwa (Setapak).

Subsequently it was the National Type Secondary School in Gombak: Sekolah Menengah Jenis Kebangsaan Chong Hwa (NTSS)

The final school is the Independent School set up in Sentul: Sekolah Menengah Persendirian Chong Hwa

This evening brings together all the 3 schools in a celebration in Stadium Merdeka.

The various student uniform bodies and performers were already being bussed to the stadium since mid morning. The road leading to the Stadium Merdeka car park is already closed (except for those with special passes / stickers). Most are seen arriving by Monorail at Maharajalela Station.

The folder pack will be on sale at RM 200 per set. It will subsequently be sold in the Independent School bookshop from tomorrow.

On Saturday, 23 March 2019, there will be a special autograph session in Sekolah Menengah Persendirian Chong Hwa in Sentul. The autograph session is expected to start at 09:00 am and will end at 01:00 pm.

myfdc wishes to record our appreciation to the alumni and O Zero Studio for the information related to the Setem Ku issue.

myfdc wishes the school all the best in tonight’s grand celebration!

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21 March 2019: Chong Hwa School Centenary Personalised (Setem Ku) Issue

21 March 2019: Chong Hwa School Centenary Personalised (Setem Ku) Issue

The next school to issue personalised stamps to commemorate the centenary is Chong Hwa School (Kuala Lumpur). The Chong Hwa Schools are made up of:

  1. Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Chong Hwa (Setapak)
  2. Sekolah Menengah Jenis Kebangsaan Chong Hwa
  3. Sekolah Menengah Persendirian Chong Hwa

The school was first established in Setapak in 1919.

The following are the images provided by the Centenary Committee. Copyright belongs to Chong Hwa School and used with permission.

The Personalised Stamps:

The Cinderella:

The full set including postcards:

Artwork is done by O Zero Studio.

The items will be on sale on 21 March 2019 onwards.

The products can be purchased from the Chong Hwa Independent School bookshop.

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18 February 2019: Chung Hua Bintulu School Centenary Setem Ku FDC

18 February 2019: Chung Hua Bintulu School Centenary Setem Ku FDC

The next Setem Ku commemorative cover will be issued by Chung Hua Bintulu School. The school will celebrate the centenary on 18 February 2019 with a commemorative cover.

The Setem Ku folder set was launched on 28 January 2018:

The launch group photo with the Chairman of the school Board of Directors, Mr Kong Chiong Ung (in grey suit), along with the Guest of Honour, Mr Yek Siew Leong (in white shirt), during the launching. Standing beside Mr Kong is Mr Alex Woo (in pink shirt).

Early visuals provided by the school are:

  1. Folder:
  2. Brochure:
  3. Commemorative First Day Cover:
  4. Special commemorative cachet:

Those interested can order via: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSczWSMaaV-dBQmDp7R5cbCR8ZFBbMMo06q7noG1Gxujl1JIqQ/viewform

This will be a good addition to the Malaysian School Series: https://myfdc.me/articles/a-philatelic-journey-of-the-schools-in-malaysia/

The trend of Personalised Commemorative Covers seems to be gaining traction. Read more at: https://myfdc.me/2018/10/04/the-rise-of-setemku-personalised-stamps-first-day-covers/?wref=tp

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Updated news on 19 October 2018: 25 October 2018 – Jit Sin School Centenary

Updated news on 19 October 2018: 25 October 2018 – Jit Sin School Centenary

At the end of this month, the postponed release of Jit Sin School Centenary will be released on 25 October 2018. The products are:

  1. Stamps: 3 designs x 60 sen
  2. MS: RM 8.00
  3. Empty folder: RM 6.00
  4. Blank envelope: 50 sen

The Miniature Sheet features 4 special effects! It must be the most special effect on an MS. Here it is:

In addition, the Penang Philatelic Society produces a set of 2 private covers at RM 5.00 per set.

Stay tuned for further information.

Updates on quantities:

  1. Stamps: 415,000 pieces of each value
  2. MS: 50,000 pieces
  3. Blank envelopes: 50,000 pieces
  4. Empty folder: 12,000 pieces

Further updates on 19 October 2018:

Here are additional information obtained from the Philatelic Bureau for the Jit Sin stamp issue. At present there is no plans for a Pos Malaysia booth on 25 October 2018. Thus collectors should head on over to the Bukit Mertajam Post Office for the most matching cancellation. It will be pictorial thus the date will be 09 October 2018, the date of issue.

However, SODA members are lucky as they will receive the stamps in setenant plus a special school cancellation. I do know that Pos Malaysia is preparing folder sets for the school. No information is provided.

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Next Issue: Date of Sale 05 March 2018 Yu Hua School Centenary

Next Issue: Date of Sale 05 March 2018 Yu Hua School Centenary

In a well organised event, SMJK Yu Hua Kajang launched the centenary commemorative stamps on 02 March 2018, a day ahead of the stamp issue date of 03 March 2018. However, since 03 March 2018 is a Saturday, the stamps will only be sold on 05 March 2018. Do take note that 05 March 2018, the school is not open.

The products are:

  1. 3 x 60 sen stamps – 305,000 pieces of each design
  2. RM 5.00 MS – 35,000 pieces
  3. 50 sen blank envelopes – 40,000 pieces
  4. RM 6.00 empty folders – 7,000 pieces of which 2,000 will be sold to the public
  5. 3 x RM 1.00 postcards – quantities not available

The designer is an ex-student, Seow Jing Ying.

The good news is that the SODA members will be able to get a special “Sekolah Yu Hua, Kajang” cancellation. Another matching cancellation is from the Kajang Post Office Philatelic Bureau branch which will read “Kajang”.

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