Singapore – Malaya / Malaysia Cross Use Listings

Singapore – Malaya / Malaysia Cross Use Listings

Here is the deal on eBay.

I am also disposing of some of my cross use period covers. I believe they are reasonable start prices. The Singapore FDC with Malaya / Malaysia postmarks are harder to find than Malaya / Malaysia FDCs with Singapore postmarks.

Here is the link:

To refine, just use “Cross Use”.

For a short history of cross use (these are not for sale):

Thank you for your support!


SODA Order Forms for Definitive, Thailand 2018 and Stamp Week 2018

SODA Order Forms for Definitive, Thailand 2018 and Stamp Week 2018

Here are the various SODA Order Forms:

  1. 14 States Definitive with special matching cancellations:
  2. Thailand 2018 ETS MS Overprint and Exhibition Cover:   
  3. Stamp Week 20128 with all daily cancellations on 7 covers  

Start by downloading. Then print fill and scan and email or fax.


13 November 2018 News flash: Setenant Strip Sheets

13 November 2018 News flash: Setenant Strip Sheets

Today Pos Malaysia will release the following Setenant Strips Sheets:

  1. Musical Instruments Series 2 (I think Pos Malaysia made an error on the price shown in the poster)
  2. Medicinal Plants Series 4
  3. ETS (NOT the Overprint ETS stamps setenant that was opened for SODA, this is the original ETS)

I have spares for sale in full sheets. Contact me at:


28 November 2018: ETS MS Overprint for Thailand World Stamp Exhibition 2018

28 November 2018: ETS MS Overprint for Thailand World Stamp Exhibition 2018

Pos Malaysia will be represented by Philatelic Society of Malaysia (PSM) for the World Stamp Exhibiton in Bangkok, Thailand. The event is held in Royal Paragon Hall 1 – 3 in downtown Bangkok. It runs from 28 November 2018 until 03 December 2018. Thailand Post is providing an exhibition cachet and daily cancellations. These are the current image available and subjected to changes.

Pos Malaysia is expected to have the exhibition cachet to complement the Exhibition Overprint MS of the ETS issue.

PSM will be selling their own envelope. There is also a proposal to pre-sell the envelope during the Stamp Week 2018. Why not drop by and have a look during Stamp Week at the PSM booth?

Here is the image with the consent to share by PSM (copyright holder of the envelope design).

The overprint MS is also expected to be on sale by the International House of Stamps in the exhibition hall.

While Pos Malaysia has not provided information on the order forms for SODA, it has been a trend that Pos Malaysia offers the overprints AFTER the exhibitions.

Updated 12 November 2018:

Philatelic Society of Malaysia was selling the blank envelopes at RM 2.00 each at the Stamp Week 2018 in their counter in the Kuala Lumpur General Post Office.

Updated 26 November 2018:

If you are interested in the Thailand 2018 commemorative stamps, you can read them at the Thailand Post Stamp Catalogue (October – December 2018): (pages 6 – 7).

Any readers who is visiting, I appreciate it if you can also send back news and maybe a few pictures for the readers.

I will not be attending.

Updated 27 November 2018:

Here are the SODA Order Forms for the ETS MS Overprint and ETS MS Overprint Exhibition Cover.



Next issue: 20 March 2018 Electric Train Service (ETS)

Next issue: 20 March 2018 Electric Train Service (ETS)

The next issue is on the Electric Train Service provided by Keretapi Tanah Melayu. The products are:

  1. 60 sen featuring ETS Class 91 and Ipoh Railway Station – 200,000 pieces
  2. 60 sen featuring ETS Class 92 and Seremban  Railway Sation – 200,000 pieces
  3. 80 sen featuring ETS Class 93 and Old Kuala Lumpur Railway Station – 200,000 pieces
  4. RM 6.00 MS featuring ETS Class 93 with the route (Padang Besar – Arau – Alor Setar – Sungai Petani – Parit Buntar – Taiping – Kuala Kangsar – Ipoh – Tanjung Malim – KL Sentral – Bandar Tasek Selatan – Kajang – Seremban – Pulau Sebang / Tampin – Gemas) – 30,000 pieces
  5. Blank envelopes – 28,000 pieces
  6. Empty folders with the route shown on the inside of the folder – 1,800 pieces

The Miniature Sheet is a trained shaped die-cut with spot varnish. This should appeal to the unusual stamp collector.

The designer, KY Lim from Reign Associates have been invited to autograph this issue.

Anyone interested to take the route for another epic philatelic journey?


Updated 28 March 2016: More Bouquet

Updated 28 March 2016: More Bouquet

It was rather slow today at the GPO.

Well, not wasting time, next stop…..Taman Ipoh!


This is the most concordant location as it means Ipoh Garden matching the subject of Garden Flowers. Ipoh is the capital of Perak. Suprisingly this time SODA members will get Kuala Kangsar rather than the traditional Ipoh for definitive stamps.

So the next stop is……Ipoh GPO!


The final stop is………..Kuala Kangsar since I am already up north.


There is also a Stamp and Philatelic Exhibition in the Kuala Kangsar Public Library. The exhibition runs from today until 31 March 2016. The main day is 26 March 2016. That would be a good day to drop by. Any dealers or collectors who wish to put up a booth on 26 March 2016 can contact: En Johari at 0175499743.


Apparently the 40 sen sheet does not have the printing plate number nor traffic light! However it seems to be a common printing as the sheets in Ipoh are the same. So those hoping to strike a big hit….look for the sheet with printing plate number and traffic light……if this exist.

Finally here are my bouquets from the north!

20160321 Ipoh Taman Ipoh Kuala Kangsar Garden Flowers

20160321 Ipoh Taman Ipoh Kuala Kangsar Garden Flowers MS

By the way, SODA members are supposed to get Kuala Kangsar cancellation. I think that is a good move by Pos Malaysia.

Updated 28 March 2016:

Apparently there is a red dot on the 40 sen stamp on Row 3 Column 4 (refer to where the pen is pointed).


There are also various minor perforations shifts (up and down). I have a few minor shifts on various values. One of them was used on the FDC!