New stamp series celebrates Malaysia's ancient manuscripts, literary classics


Pos Malaysia's latest stamp series 'Warisan Persuratan Negara' celebrates prominent works that are recognised as national literary classics and documentary heritage collections in Malaysia. Photo: Pos Malaysia

Bibliophiles and history lovers are in for a treat with Pos Malaysia's latest stamp series Warisan Persuratan Negara, which celebrates prominent works that are recognised as national literary classics and documentary heritage collections.

These special edition stamps, featuring Jawi script, include towering works such as Hikayat Hang Tuah (60sen), Batu Bersurat Terengganu (Inscribed Stone Of Terengganu, 90sen), Surat-Surat Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah (Correspondence Of The Late Sultan Of Kedah, RM1.30) and Sulalatus Salatin (Sejarah Melayu, or The Malay Annals, first day cover).

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