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Kedah

16th June 1912

Malayan State 10

Ked1to14
  SG1 to SG14  

perf 14, multiple crown CA wmk, engraved.

Description Date Scott SG Mi Y&T  
1 cent green and black   1 1      
1c brown 1919 2 15      
2c green 1919 3 18      
3c carmine and black   4 2      
3c dark violet 1919 5 19      
4c slate and carmine   6 3      
4c scarlet 1919 7 21      
5c orange brown and green   8 4      
8c ultra and black   9 5      
10c blue and sepia   10 6      
20c yellow-green and black   11 7      
21c red-violet and violet 1919 12 22      
25c red-violet and black 1921 13 23      
30c carmine and black   14 8      
40c lilac and black   15 9      
50c dull blue and brown   16 10      
$1 scarlet and black, yellow   17 11      
$2 dark brown and dark green   18 12      
$3 dark blue and black, blue   19 13      
$5 carmine and black   20 14      

Date of issue, where later than 1912.
There is no SG16-17.

Kedah is on the west coast of the Malay peninsular.

KedN2
Ked76
Ked115
Japanese Occupation
Federation of Malaya
Malaysia
1942 Sc-N2 SG-J2 1950 Sc61 SG76 1965 Sc106 SG115

Thailand transferred suzerainty over Kedah to GB in July 1909. Kedah and GB signed a Treaty of Friendship in November 1923.

Overprinted stamps were issued under Japanese occupation in 1942. The second stamp of the set is show, as an image of the first could not be found at the time this page was being built.

Kedah joined the Federation of Malaya in February 1948 and was incorporated into Malaysia in 1963. It had its own stamps within Malaysia from 1965 until 1986.