According to info got by StampNews.com the Malaysia Post office is to release a special series of stamps dedicated to "Malay folk stories". Malay folklore depcted a new stamp collection is to be launched by Pos Malaysia Berhad on the 27th of October.
The "Malay Folk Stories" series features six legends - Hang Tuah, Mahsuri, Tun Teja, Merong Mahawangsa, Tun Kudu and Tun Fatimah.
Printed on exclusive watermark papers, the stamps are available in three setenant designs in denominations of 60 sen each.
"We hope that these stamp images and their stories encourage the public to learn more about our own history", said Pos Malaysia in a press statement on Friday.
First-day covers with stamps will be sold for RM4.10 each, while those without stamps will be sold for 50 sen each.