Postage Due Stamps – Straits Settlements
Postage due is a term used for mail sent with insufficient postage. Postage Due stamp is a stamp added to an underpaid piece of mail to indicate the extra postage due.
Malayan Union– Federated Malay States (FMS) was a Federation of four protected states in the Malay Peninsula -Selangor, Perak, Negeri Sembilan & Pahang- established by the British Government in 1895and which lasted till 1946, when together with two former strait settlements (Malacca & Penang) and the unfederatedMalay states they formed the Malayan Union.
Straits Settlements – A Group of British territories located in Southeast Asia. originally established in 1826 as part of East India Company. The original four settlements were Penang, Singapore, Malacca and Dindin.
Postage Due Stamp of Straits Settlements issued between 1924-26.