The history of collecting and creating of maximum cards in Malaysia is new. Probably some philatelists came to be acquintance with the hobby of maximaphily only in the 80s as trace of a few maximum cards was noted to be created in the period. Earlier examples were rarely seen, however, this QE II maximum card is noted to have been created by a collector in the 50s who might have some logical understanding of what is maximaphily ? In the 50s, there was NOT even a set of rules of guide to the creation of a perfect maximum card, nevertheless, the MC was perfectly done!
Penang bridge is the longest bridge in Malaysia. It was first featured on the stamp in the year 1985. It has been regarded as one of the achievements that All Malaysians are proud of. For the 50th anniversary of independence of our nation, again Penang Bridge is featured on stamp as one of the major achievements of Malaysia since its independence.
A maximum card / maxicard of the Penang Bridge is realised as above.
In the early days in Melaka, Rickshaw was the ONLY luxurious transport on land affordable by the RICH. Jonker Street in Melaka was a business district with active trading, rickshaws were seen busy running on the street with passengers. This OLD postcard shows a scene of the then Jonker street with rickshaws within the busy street.
A maximaphily tribute to the Golden Jubilee of Independence of Malaysia:
A maximum card created from a postcard issued for the celebration of the Golden Jubilee of Independence of Malaysia. The postcards were presented to All the school children nationwide for jotting down well wish words/phrases on the cards to be presented to the Prime Minister on the National Day.