Compendium of postage stamp issuers (Ma

Each "article" in this category is a collection of entries about several stamp issuers, presented in alphabetical order. The entries are formulated on the micro model and so provide summary information about all known issuers.

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Macao

Refer 
Macau

Macau

Dates 
1884 –
Capital 
Macau
Currency 
(1884) 1000 reis = 1 milreis
(1894) 78 avos = 1 rupee
(1913) 100 avos = 1 pataca

Macedonia

Dates 
1991 –
Capital 
Skopje
Currency 
(1991) 100 paras = 1 dinar
(1992) 100 deni (de.) = 1 dinar (d.)
Main Article Needed 
See also 
Yugoslavia

Macedonia (German Occupation)

Dates 
1944 only
Currency 
100 stotinki = 1 lev
Refer 
German Occupation Issues (WW2)
See also 
Kavalla (Greek Occupation);
Greek Occupation Issues

Madagascar & Dependencies

Dates 
1896 – 1958
Capital 
Tananarive
Currency 
100 centimes = 1 franc
Main Article Needed 
Includes 
Anjouan;
Diego–Suarez;
Great Comoro;
Mayotte;
Moheli;
Nossi–Be;
Ste Marie de Madagascar
See also 
Malagasy Republic

Madagascar (British posts)

Dates 
1884 – 1895
Currency 
12 pence = 1 shilling; 20 shillings = 1 pound
Refer 
Postage stamps and postal history of Madagascar

Madagascar (French Post Offices)

Dates 
1885 – 1896
Currency 
100 centimes = 1 franc
Refer 
French Post Offices Abroad
See also 
French Colonies;
Madagascar & Dependencies

Madeira

Dates 
1868 –
Capital 
Funchal
Currency 
(1868) 1000 reis = 1 milreis
(1929) 100 centavos = 1 escudo
Main Article Needed 
See also 
Africa (Portuguese Colonies);
Funchal

Mafeking

Dates 
1900 only
Currency 
12 pence = 1 shilling; 20 shillings = 1 pound
Refer 
Cape of Good Hope

Mafia Island (British Occupation)

Dates 
1915 – 1916
Currency 
(GEA) 64 pesa = 100 heller = 1 rupee;
(BEA) 100 cents = 1 rupee
(both currencies in use simultaneously)
Refer 
British Occupation Issues

Magyarorszag

Refer 
Hungary

Mahe

Refer 
French Indian Settlements

Mahra Sultanate of Qishn & Socotra

Dates 
1967 only
Capital 
Qishn
Currency 
1000 fils = 1 dinar
Refer 
Aden Protectorate States

Majunga (French Post Office)

Dates 
1895 only
Currency 
100 centimes = 1 franc
Refer 
French Post Offices Abroad

Malacca

Dates 
1948 –
Capital 
Melaka
Currency 
100 cents = 1 dollar
Main Article Needed 
See also 
Malaysia

Malagasy Republic

Dates 
1958 –
Capital 
Tananarive
Currency 
(1958) 100 centimes = 1 franc
(1976) 5 francs = 1 ariary
Main Article Needed 
See also 
Madagascar & Dependencies

Malawi

Dates 
1964 –
Capital 
Zomba
Currency 
(1964) 12 pence = 1 shilling; 20 shillings = 1 pound
(1970) 100 tambalas = 1 kwacha
Main Article Needed 
See also 
British Central Africa;
Nyasaland Protectorate

Malaya

Refer 
Federated Malay States;
Malayan Federation;
Malayan Postal Union;
Malaysia

Malaya (British Military Administration)

Dates 
1945 – 1948
Currency 
100 cents = 1 dollar
Refer 
BA/BMA Issues

Malaya (Japanese Occupation)

Dates 
1942 – 1945
Currency 
100 cents = 1 dollar
Refer 
Japanese Occupation Issues

Malaya (Thai Occupation)

Dates 
1943 – 1945
Currency 
100 cents = 1 dollar
Refer 
Thailand

Malayan Federation

Dates 
1957 – 1963
Capital 
Kuala Lumpur
Currency 
100 cents = 1 dollar
Refer 
Malaysia

Malayan Postal Union

Dates 
1936 – 1968
Currency 
100 cents = 1 dollar
Refer 
Malaysia

Malaysia

Dates 
1963 –
Capital 
Kuala Lumpur
Currency 
100 cents = 1 dollar
Includes 
Malayan Federation;
Malayan Postal Union
See also 
Federated Malay States;
Johore;
Kedah;
Kelantan;
Malacca;
Negri Sembilan;
Pahang;
Penang;
Perak;
Perlis;
Sabah;
Sarawak;
Selangor;
Sungei Ujong;
Trengganu

Maldive Islands

Dates 
1906 –
Capital 
Malé
Currency 
(1906) 100 cents = 1 rupee
(1951) 100 larees = 1 rupee
Main Article Needed 

Mali Federation

Dates 
1959 – 1960
Capital 
Bamako
Currency 
100 centimes = 1 franc
Main Article Needed 
See also 
French West Africa;
Mali Republic;
Senegal

Mali Republic

Dates 
1960 –
Capital 
Bamako
Currency 
100 centimes = 1 franc
Main Article Needed 
See also 
French West Africa;
Mali Federation

Malta

Dates 
1860 –
Capital 
Valletta
Currency 
(1860) 12 pence = 1 shilling; 20 shillings = 1 pound
(1972) 10 mils = 1 cent; 100 cents = 1 lira
(2008) 100 cents = 1 euro
Main Article
Postage stamps and postal history of Malta

Malmedy

Refer 
Eupen & Malmedy (Belgian Occupation)

Man

Refer 
Isle of Man

Manama

Refer 
Ajman

Manchukuo

Dates 
1932 – 1945
Capital 
Harbin
Currency 
100 fen = 1 yuan
Main Article Needed 

Manchuria

Refer 
Chinese Provinces;
CPR Regional Issues;
Manchukuo

Mariana Islands (Marianen)

Dates 
1899 – 1914
Capital 
Saipan
Currency 
100 pfennige = 1 mark
Refer 
German Colonies
See also 
Spanish Marianas

Marianas Espanolas

Refer 
Spanish Marianas

Marianen

Refer 
Mariana Islands

Marienwerder

Dates 
1920 only
Currency 
100 pfennige = 1 mark
Refer 
Plebiscite Issues

Maroc

Refer 
French Morocco

Marruecos

Refer 
Spanish Morocco

Marschall–Inseln

Refer 
Marshall Islands (German Colony)

Marshall Inseln

Refer 
Marshall Islands (German Colony)

Marshall Islands

Dates 
1984 –
Capital 
Majuro
Currency 
100 cents = 1 dollar
Main Article Needed 

Marshall Islands (German Colony)

Dates 
1897 – 1916
Capital 
Majuro
Currency 
100 pfennige = 1 Reichsmark
Refer 
German Colonies

Martinique

Dates 
1886 – 1947
Capital 
Fort-de-France
Currency 
100 centimes = 1 franc
Main Article Needed 

Mauritania

Dates 
1960 –
Capital 
Nouakchott
Currency 
(1960) 100 centimes = 1 franc
(1973) 100 cents = 1 ouguiya (um)
Main Article Needed 
Includes 
Mauritania (French Colony)
See also 
French West Africa

Mauritania (French Colony)

Dates 
1906 – 1944
Capital 
Port Etienne
Currency 
100 centimes = 1 franc
Refer 
Mauritania

Mauritius

Dates 
1847 –
Capital 
Port Louis
Currency 
(1847) 12 pence = 1 shilling; 20 shillings = 1 pound
(1878) 100 cents = 1 rupee
Main Article Needed 

Mayotte

Dates 
1892 – 1914
Capital 
Dzaoudzi
Currency 
100 centimes = 1 franc (French)
Refer 
Madagascar & Dependencies
Main article 
Postage stamps and postal history of Mayotte

References

Bibliography

  • Stanley Gibbons Ltd, Europe and Colonies 1970, Stanley Gibbons Ltd, 1969
  • Stanley Gibbons Ltd, various catalogues
  • Stuart Rossiter & John Flower, The Stamp Atlas, W H Smith, 1989
  • XLCR Stamp Finder and Collector's Dictionary, Thomas Cliffe Ltd, c.1960

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