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An independent nation issues its own stamps. The unexpected separation from Malaysia in 1965 gave Singapore no time to prepare its own stamps. As a result, Singapore continued to use Malaysian stamps for some time.

The first stamps with the words “Republic of Singapore” were issued on 9 August 1966.

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Written by victorkoo

19 January, 2009 at 1:00 pm

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