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SELANGOR (MALAYSIA)

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1881 Stamps of Straits Settlements surcharged

Surcharged with moon, star and S in red or black

2 c brown (red overprint)

  2 c brown

Surcharged 'S' only

Certified genuine

  2 c brown

Surcharged 'SELANGOR' horizontally or vertically (different types)

Most common overprint

Vertical surcharge, two types

2 c red 2 c red 2 c red 2 c red
(Reduced sizes)

  2 c brown (one type, on 'CA' crown or 'CC' crown watermark)
  2 c red (horizontal overprint 8 types)
  2 c red (vertical overprint 4 types)

Surcharged 'SELANGOR Two CENTS.' (5 types)

'CENTS' larger 'SELANGOR' larger 'Two' in italic

  2 c on 24 c green

The next stamp could be a forgery:


(Reduced size)

1892 Jumping tiger

  1 c green
  2 c red
  2 c orange
  5 c blue

Surcharged

  3 c on 5 c red

1895 Tiger head

3 c lilac and red, with Singapore cancel 25 c green and red 50 c green and black

  3 c lilac and red
  5 c lilac and olive
  8 c lilac and blue
  10 c lilac and orange
  25 c green and red
  50 c lilac and black
  50 c green and black

Surcharged

'One cent' on 50 c green and black

  'One cent.'on 5 c lilac and olive (1900)
  'One cent.' on 50 c green and black (1900)
  'Three cents' on 50 c green and black (1900)

Stamps with a large 'J' overprint are fiscal stamps (see there).

1895 Elephants

$ 1 dark green and light green
(reduced size)

  $ 1 dark green and light green
  $ 2 green and red
  $ 3 green and olive
  $ 5 green and blue
  $ 10 green and lilac
  $ 25 green and orange

The stamps with a large 'J' overprint are fiscal stamps (see there).

From 1900 to 1935 Selangor didn't issue any stamps.


Fiscal stamps


(Reduced sizes)

I've seen fiscal stamps of Straits Settlements with overprint 'SELANGOR' in various styles and horizontally and vertically.

1900 Postage stamps of Selangor (tiger design and elephant design), overprinted 'Judicial' (black or red)

On tiger design


('Judicial' overprint)

  3 c lilac and red
  5 c lilac and olive
  10 c lilac and orange
  50 c green and black

Elephant design


(Postage stamp, overprinted 'Judicial')

  $ 1 dark green and light green (overprint in black or red)
  $ 2 green and red
  $ 3 green and olive
  $ 5 green and blue (overprint in black or red)
  $ 10 green and lilac (overprint in red)

1901 Postage stamps (tiger design and elephant design), overprinted with a large 'J' (Judicial) in black, blue or red

Tiger design


(A stamp with overprint 'J', fiscal stamp)

  3 c lilac and red
  5 c lilac and olive
  10 c lilac and orange
  25 c green and red
  50 c lilac and black
  50 c green and black

Elephant design


('J' overprint)

  $ 1 dark green and light green
  $ 2 green and red
  $ 3 green and olive
  $ 5 green and blue
  $ 10 green and lilac
  $ 25 green and orange

Cancels

The cancels used in Selangor were 'PAID' in red in large capital letters, a diamond of parallel bars (black or red).


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