Wednesday, April 13, 2011


1965 orchid definitive series, 20 c

MALAYSIA, 1970 butterflies definitive series, 15 c

1979 flower definitive series, 15 c

2010 flower definitive series, 20 sen

Kingdom of Sarawak, 1870-1946

 Crown Colony of Sarawak, 1946-1963

Sarawak, 1963-1973
On 9 March 1963 the independent Sarawak adopted the old State flag but with proportions 1:2. When it joined Malaysia on 16 September 1963 the State flag remained unchanged.

Sarawak, 1973-1988
The red over white with a blue triangle in the hoist appears to have been used by a republican rebellion in Brunei (circa 1970) which extended to Sarawak.
The flag was instituted on 31-8-1973 (in remembrance of 10 years inclusion within the Federation of Malaysia)

Sarawak, 1988 - now
The Sarawak flag was adopted by the Parliament of Sarawak in 1988. The flag was first raised at the National Day parade in Kuching on August 31, 1988.

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