FDC: 50 Years of Malaysia

This FDC commemorates 50 years since the formation of the Federation of Malaysia.

The stamp bears 3 symbols of Malaysia: the flag, the map of the country, and a portrait of the first Prime Minister.

Stamps FDC Cover Malaysia 2013 50 years

Country: Malaysia
Date: 19th September 2013
Date of Issue: 16th September 2013

Although independence from Great Britain was achieved in 1957, the Federation of Malaysia was incorporated in 1963. (Singapore separated from Malaysia in 1965.)

The Inside Story

The FDC comes with an insert providing background details of the emergence of the new nation. Click the images below for easier reading.

Stamps FDC Cover Malaysia 2013 50 years

Cover of the insert

Stamps FDC Cover Malaysia 2013 50 years

Story of the nation

Stamps FDC Cover Malaysia 2013 50 years

Technical details of the issue

Thanks to Vera for this cover.

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