Malaysian history through stamps
series 1

With the advancement of technologies, stamp collecting is often referred as a ‘sunset hobby’.

Today, many if not most bills are paid online. Letters are rarely written and sent.

Why people still collect stamps? The answer might surprise you.

Stamps collecting is best avenue to learn history of a particular nation. Almost if not all, key events that took place in your country or the world will be captured through postal items such as stamps and First Day Covers. Stamps are also commonly used a history teaching tools to students across the globe.

In this Online Experience, I will share and reveal the history of stamps that were being used in Malaysia (formerly known as Malaya) during the British Colonial Era till Malaysia achieved its independence on 31stAugust 1957. The period of coverage is from 1867 till 1957.

I will also share the history of stamps and some basic terminologies related to stamp collecting.

At the same time, I will also share interesting stories that are related the issuance of a particular stamp series.

This Online Experience is a very interactive session where participants would have to answer some trivia and impromptu questions.

Requirement

  1. Recommended to access via desktop with Zoom Meeting application installed.
  2. Stable internet connection

Category

  1. Culture & Heritage
  2. History
  3. Malaysia

Participants

  1. Minimum 1 pax
  2. Maximum 10 pax

Duration

1 hour

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