Handbook

Many handbook PDFs have been updated with new items and corrections (January 1, 2019) and there are also new handbooks in the list. The new handbooks have the image New Handbook next to the title. All of the individual added/updated items since the last upload (January 1, 2018) are in the 2018 Supplement (all new items cataloged during 2018).

The handbook has been in the making since 1978. Read the full story of A Philatelic Handbook Adventure

Below is a table with the current handbook PDFs (561). Along with the country and issue handbook PDFs below, there is also a Cover, an Introduction, and and an Acknowledgments. This is a work in progress and will always be a work in progress as malaria stamp collectors will always be finding new items and hopefully be willing to share information and images with the editors:
Mike Birrer, P. O. Box 437, Poplar, MT 59255 (michaelfbirrer@yahoo.com)
Larry Fillion, 130 Arlington Street, Acton, MA, 01720 (malariastamps@yahoo.com).

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Handbooks to show:
Abkhazia (1997) Overprinted ssAden (1962) Slogan Cancel
Aden CorrespondenceAfghanistan (1960) Scott B29-30
Afghanistan (1961) Scott 518-519Afghanistan (1962) Scott 583-593
Afghanistan (1963) Scott B61-B71Afghanistan (1964) Scott 674-674I
Albania (1918) Malaria hospitalAlbania (1918) Military Handstamp
Albania (1939) Anti-Malaria section CoverAlbania (1962) Scott 609-612
Algeria (1920s) MES PostcardsAlgeria (1947) TROPMAL IV
Algeria (1961) Campaign MapAlgeria (1962) Overprint on France 1032
Anophelia (2000) IntroductionAnophelia (2001) Cinchona
Anophelia (2004-2011) History of MalariaAnophelia (2005) Anti-Malarial drugs
Anophelia (2008-2011) plasmodiaAnophelia (2011) Artemisinin
Anophelia (2012) Professor TuAnophelia (2012) Posters
Anophelia (2012) Professor TuArgentina (1962) Scott 737
Australia (1980's) Malaria research UnitAustria (1915-18) Military Handstamps
Austria (1962) Slogan CancelAustria (2015) bogus
Bangladesh (1972) Overprint on PakistanBangladesh (2007) Scott 719
Belgian Congo (1953) HandstampBelgium (1962) Cachet
Belgium (1962-1965) Exhibit CancelsBelgium (unknown) Postcard
Bhutan (1962) EssayBhutan (1970-2004) Handstamps
Bolivia (1962) Scott 467, C245Bolivia (1982) ROC Mission
Botswana (2011) Scott 922-925Brazil (1945-1962) National Malaria Service
Brazil (1962) Scott C106Brazil (1963) TROPMAL VII
Brazil (1979) Oswaldo Cruz FoundationBrazil (1991) MALBAB
British Guiana (1962) Slogan CancelBrunei (1988) Scott 395-397
Bulgaria (1917) Military HandstampBulgaria (1948) Malaria Institute Handstamp
Bulgaria (1962) Scott 1218-1219Burkina Faso (1985) Research Lab
Burkina Faso (2010) World Health DayBurma (1962) Handstamp
Burundi (1962) Scott 40-41Burundi (2013) 0805
Burundi (2013) Scott 1349, 1369Cambodia (1962) Scott 106-108
Cambodia (1963) Scott B11-B12Cambodia (1968) Scott 192
Cameroun (1950) Scott B29Cameroun (1960-62) Handstamps
Cameroun (1962) Scott B36Canada (1962) Slogan Cancel
Canada (1984) TROPMALCanada (2000) Scott 1882a-b
Canada (2010) Picture PostageCanada Correspondence
Canal Zone (1942) PostcardCanal Zone (1958) Cachet
Canal Zone (1962) Scott C33Canal Zone (1983) Postcard
Central Africa (1962) Scott B1Central Africa (1980) Overprints
Central Africa (2012a) Red CrossCentral Africa (2012b) Drs wo Borders
Central Africa (2013) Scott TBACentral Africa (2014a) Scott TBA
Central Africa (2014b) Scott TBACentral Africa (2015) Scott TBA
Central Africa (2016) Scott TBACentral Africa (2017) Scott TBA
Ceylon (1948) Campaign HandstampCeylon (1962) Scott 364
Chad (1962) Scott B1Chile (1962) Scott C221b
Chile (1990) Private OverprintsChina (1940) research lab
China WHO TeamChina-PRC (1989) Malaria Research Institute
China-ROC (1960) Health Day HandstampChina-ROC (1962) Scott 1342-1343
China-ROC (2004) Scott 3576Colombia (1962) Scott 740-741, C425-C427
Colombia (1989) Malaria Eradication ServiceComoro Islands (1962) Scott B1
Congo (1962) HandstampCongo (1962) Scott 414-416
Congo (2012) RossCongo Rep (1962) (W.H.O Regional Office) Meter
Congo Rep (1962) Scott B3Congo Rep (1981) Scott B5-B6
Costa Rica (1960) MES CoverCosta Rica (1963) Scott C345-C349
Cuba (1962) Scott 1049-1051Cuba (1962) Slogan Cancel
Cyprus (1962) Scott 204-205Czechoslovakia (1918) Military Handstamp
Czechoslovakia (1962) Scott 1121-1122Dahomey (1962) Scott B3
Denmark (1960) (W.H.O Regional Office) MeterDenmark (1962) (W.H.O Regional Office) Meter
Denmark (1962) Slogan CancelDjibouti (2016) Scott 936, 956
Djibouti (2017) Scott TBADominican Republic (1962) Scott 558-CB25
Dubai (1963) Scott 22-27, C13-C15Ecuador (1963) Scott C401-C403
Egypt (1949) Informational PostcardEgypt (1962) (W.H.O Regional Office) Meter
Egypt (1962) Scott 551-552Egypt (2007) Scott 1993
Egypt CorrespondenceEthiopia (1959-1970) MES Covers
Ethiopia (1962) Scott 383-385Fiji (1956) Slogan Cancel
Fiji (1962) Slogan CancelFrance (1916-18) Military Handstamps
France (1917) army PostcardsFrance (1920) Encausse Slogan Cancel
France (1920s) propaganda PostcardFrance (1962) Scott 1032
France (1996) Army PostcardsFrance (2000) Personalized Postage
France (2004) Scott 3044France (2005) Scott 3083 personalized
France (unknown) Army PostcardFrench Colonies (1950) Omnibus issue
French Colonies (1962) Omnibus issueFrench Equatorial Africa (1950) Scott B39
French India (1950) Scott B15French Polynesia (1950) Scott B14
French Polynesia (1962) Slogan CancelFrench Polynesia (1999) Scott 763
French West Africa (1950) Scott B3Gabon (1962) Scott B4
Gabon (1966) Scott C41Gabon (1969) Scott C89a
Gambia (1982) CachetGerman East Africa (1912) Booklet
German Southwest Africa (1912) BookletGermany (1905) Informational Postcard
Germany (2001-2002) Slogan MeterGermany Correspondence
Germany, East (1963) Scott 638-640Germany, East (1963) Slogan Cancel
Germany, West (1962) Slogan CancelGhana (1962) Scott 128-131
Ghana (1972) Slogan CancelGhana (2004) Scott 2421B
Gold Coast CorrespondenceGreat Britain (1940s) Field Lab
Great Britain (1940s) Malaria centerGreat Britain (1944) Indian Malaria Units  New Handbook
Great Britain (1962) Slogan CancelGreat Britain (1970s-80s) Royal Society Meters
Great Britain (2010) Scott 2838Great Britain Correspondence
Greece (1920) propaganda PostcardGreece (1959) MES Cachet
Greece (1973) TROPMAL IXGrenada (1962) Slogan Cancel
Guatemala (1953) Panamerican Health OfficeGuatemala (1959) MES
Guatemala (1962) Scott C258Guinea (1962) Scott B25-29
Guinea (1962) Scott C29-C31Guinea (2013) Scott TBA
Guinea (2014) Scott TBAGuinea (2015) Scott TBA
Guinea (2015-2) Scott TBAGuinea (unknown) mosquito net
Guinea-Bissau (2005) Scott TBAGuinea-Bissau (2012) Scott TBA
Guinea-Bissau (2012-2) Scott TBAGuinea-Bissau (2013) Scott TBA
Guinea-Bissau (2018) Scott TBA  New HandbookGumaca (1974) Local Post Overprint
Gumaca (c.1970) Local PostHaiti (1949) Scott CB3-CB8
Haiti (1961) Scott B21, C35-C36Haiti (1962) Scott 486-488 + C188-C190
Haiti (1962) Scott B25-B27 + CB42-CB4Haiti (1962) Scott C190b
Herm Is (1962) 77-79Herm Is (1967) 78A
Hong Kong (1938) Malaria BureauHungary (1918) Military Handstamp
Hungary (1962) Scott 1461Hungary (1962) Slogan Cancel
IAMAT LabelIndia (1928) Malaria vector Researchers
India (1941) Malariol MeterIndia (1945) Help Office
India (1948-1955) Paludrine MetersIndia (1954) Slogan Cancels
India (1955) Scott 261India (1958) Malaria institute
India (1960) Slogan MeterIndia (1962) (W.H.O Regional Office) Meter
India (1962) Scott 356India (1965-7) Letter Card Forerunners
India (1973-1989) Official SloganIndia (1974-2005) Inland Letter Sheets
India (1977-2008) Inland Postal CardsIndia (1980's) Slogan Meter
India (1980s) Society for MalariaIndia (1982) Ross Cancel
India (1996) Parasitic Disease ConferenceIndia (2006-8) Vending Receipts
India (2012) Add-On CachetIndia (2013) AIR Chennai
India (2014-16) CachetsIndia Correspondence
India Propaganda Material  New HandbookIndochina (1931) Slogan Cancel
Indochina (1938) congress CancelIndonesia (1960) Scott 502-505
Indonesia (1962) CachetIndonesia (1962) Scott 574-577
Indonesia (2009-2010) Private OverprintsIndonesia (2014) Scott 2397b
Iran (1960) Scott 1156-1158Iran (1962) Scott 1204-1206
Iran (1962) Slogan HandstampIran (1968) Scott 1480-81
Iran (1968) TROPMAL VIIIIran (unknown) Malaria Institute
Iraq (1962) Scott 314-316Iraq (1963) WHO Office
Israel (1949) LetterIsrael (1950) Cover
Israel (1950's) JNF cardsIsrael (1951) Letter
Israel (1955) LetterIsrael (1962) Scott 218
Italy (1895-1996) PostcardsItaly (1909) Handstamp
Italy (1910) Congress LabelsItaly (1910-1940s) Bonification
Italy (1913) Children With Malaria  New HandbookItaly (1913) Informational Postcards I
Italy (1913) Informational Postcards IIItaly (1919) Informational Postcards III
Italy (1925) TROPMAL I pinItaly (1928) Il Chinino Slogan Cancel
Italy (1928) Zanzare Slogan CancelItaly (1930) experiment Station
Italy (1937) Report CoverItaly (1944) A-M commitee Cover
Italy (1960) ECME Slogan CancelItaly (1962) Montecatini ss
Italy (1962) Scott 863-864Italy (1962B) EUROPA ss
Italy (2010) organization LabelsItaly (2011) History Labels
Italy (2011) Labels 5 - EurartesimItaly (2011) Research Site Labels
Italy (2011) Researchers LabelsIvory Coast (1962) Scott B15
Jamaica (1969) Scott 277Japan (1996) TROPMAL XIV
Jordan (1962) Scott 379-380Jugoslavia (1962) Scott 649
Jugoslavia (1962) Slogan CancelKenya (1985) Scott 337
Kenya (1988) Nivaquine MeterKenya Uganda Tanganyika (1952) Paludrine Meter
Kenya Uganda Tanganyika (1962) Slogan CancelKenya Uganda Tanzania (1968) Scott 188
Korea (1962) Scott 350Korea (1962) Slogan Cancel
Korea (2008) TROPMAL XVIIKuwait (1962) Scott 183-184
Lanconia (2013) CachetsLaos (1962) Scott 74-76
Laos (1988) Scott 868Laos (1992) Scott 1063
Larryland (2010) LabelsLebanon (1922) Prescription
Lebanon (1962) Scott C349-C350Lebanon (1962) Slogan Cancel
Liberia (1958) Malaria projectLiberia (1962) Scott 402, C139
Liberia (2006) Scott 2425, 2431Libya (1962) Scott 218-219
Libya (1964) Malaria CongressLiechtenstein (1962) Scott 371
Lundy (1960s) Bogus OverprintsLundy (1962) 140-145
Lundy (1962) Slogan CancelLuxembourg (1949) Slogan Cancel
Luxembourg (1950) Ad MeterMadagascar (1950) B17
Madagascar (1962) B19Malaya (1941) Handstamp
Malaya (1961) Sarawak Cover  New HandbookMalaya (1962) Scott 102-104
Malaysia (1976) Scott 139Malaysia (1976) Test Project Handstamp
Malaysia (1986) Anti-Malaria teamMalaysia (2000) Scott 801
Maldives (1962) Scott 87-94Maldives (1980) Scott 882
Mali (1962) Scott B1Mali (2000) Scott 1093-1096
Malta (1962) Slogan CancelMauritania (1962) Scott B16
Mauritania (1962) Scott C14A-C15BMauritania (1968) Scott C76
Mauritius (1944) HandstampMauritius (1968) WHO Cover
Mauritius (1999) Scott 890Mexico (1939) Scott RA14
Mexico (1944) Scott RA16Mexico (1947) Scott RA19
Mexico (1956-1960) eradication serviceMexico (1960s) Handstamp
Mexico (1962) Scott 920Mexico (1971) Entomology lab - Vargas
Mexico (1994) Malaria Research CenterMexico (2000) Scott 2192d
Micronesia (2012) Anopheles spMonaco (1962) Scott 504
Monaco (2006) CachetMongolia (1962) Scott 296-303
Morocco (1940s) PostcardsMorocco (1962) Scott 66-67
Morocco (2011) Scott 1141Mozambique (2013) Scott 2773, 2803
Mozambique (2014) Scott TBAMozambique (2015) Scott TBA
Mozambique (2015) Scott TBA 2Nagaland (1962) Labels
Nepal (1962) Scott 135-136Nepal (2010) Slogan Cancel
Netherlands (1934) Quinine Bureau LabelNetherlands (1938) Malaria Monthly
Netherlands (1947) TROPMAL IVNetherlands (1988) TROPMAL XII
Netherlands (2009) 3FM Serious Request  New HandbookNetherlands Indies (1947) TROPMAL IV
Netherlands Indies CorrespondenceNetherlands New Guinea (1960) Handstamp
New Caledonia (1950) Scott B14New Zealand (1962) Slogan Cancel
Nicaragua (1962) Scott C504-C508Nicaragua (1973) Scott CB8
Niger (1962) Scott B14Niger (1962) Slogan Cancel
Niger (2013) Scott 1285, 1310Niger (2014) TBA
Niger (2015) TBANiger (2017) TBA  New Handbook
Nigeria (1960) HandstampNigeria (1962) Scott 128-131
Nigeria (1968) Scott 217Nigeria (1972) Nivaquine Meter
Nigeria CorrespondenceNorth Borneo (1963) Eradication Program Handstamp
Pakistan (1961) Paludrine MeterPakistan (1962) Scott 160-161
Pakistan (1971) Scott 314 AnnouncementPalestine (1962) Scott N87-N88
Panama (1961) Scott CB1-CB3Panama (1962) Scott C271-C272
Panama (c. 1920) propaganda PostcardsPapua - New Guinea (1962) Malarials Slogan
Papua - New Guinea (1962) mosquitoes SloganPapua - New Guinea (1962) Scott 164-166
Papua - New Guinea (1962) Slogan HandstampPapua - New Guinea (2007) Pstamp
Papua - New Guinea (2007) Scott 1270Paraguay (1962) Scott 674-683
Peru (1950) Malaria Dept HandstampPeru (1958) Slogan Meter
Philippines (1947) Malaria Unit CoverPhilippines (1953) Malaria Division Cover
Philippines (1959) Nivaquine HandstampPhilippines (1962) (W.H.O Regional Office) Meter
Philippines (1962) Scott 868-870Philippines (1980) TROPMAL X
Philippines (2006-7) Scott 3063-3064Poland (1948) Research Project
Poland (1962) Scott 1087-1090Poland (1962) Slogan Cancel
Poland (1978) Scott 2274Portugal (1958) Scott 836-837
Portugal Informational PostcardPortuguese Angola (1952) Scott 358
Portuguese Angola (1958) Scott 409Portuguese Angola (1962) Scott 439
Portuguese Cape Verde (1952) Scott 287Portuguese Cape Verde (1958) Scott 303
Portuguese Cape Verde (1962) Scott 326Portuguese Colonies (1952) Omnibus
Portuguese Colonies (1958) OmnibusPortuguese Colonies (1962) Omnibus
Portuguese Guinea (1952) Scott 276Portuguese Guinea (1958) Scott 295
Portuguese Guinea (1962) Scott 305Portuguese India (19- -) Slogan Cancel
Portuguese India (1952) Scott 516Portuguese India (1958) Scott 569
Portuguese India (1959) Scott 596Portuguese India (1962) Scott 626
Portuguese Macao (1952) Scott 364Portuguese Macao (1958) Scott 392
Portuguese Macao (1962) Scott 400Portuguese Mozambique (1952) Scott 359
Portuguese Mozambique (1958) Scott 404Portuguese Mozambique (1962) Scott 430
Portuguese Saint Thomas & Prince (1952) Scott 356Portuguese Saint Thomas & Prince (1958) Scott 371
Portuguese Saint Thomas & Prince (1962) Scott 380Portuguese Timor (1952) Scott 271
Portuguese Timor (1958) Scott 289Portuguese Timor (1962) Scott 319
Posen Local Post (1971) Czyl 1-8Qatar (1973) Scott 344
Rhodesia & Nyassaland (1962) Slogan CancelRussia (1927) Malaria Station Handstamp
Russia (1962) Scott 2594-2595Russia (unknown) Label
Ryukyu Islands (1962) Scott 95-96Saint Lucia (1962) Slogan Handstamp
Saint Pierre (1950) Scott B14Saint Thomas & Prince (1984) Scott 764-766
Saint Thomas & Prince (2009) Scott 2141, 2158Saint Thomas & Prince (2016) Scott TBA
Saudi Arabia (1962) Scott 252-254Saudi Arabia (1962) Scott 252-254 Overprint 1
Saudi Arabia (1962) Scott 252-254 Overprint 2Saudi Arabia (1973) Pre-Eradication Project Cover
Senegal (1962) Scott B16Sharjah (1963) Scott 16-21
Sharjah (1963) Scott 35Sierra Leone (1962) Scott 225-226
Sierra Leone (2015) Scott TBASierra Leone (2016) Scott TBA
Sierra Leone (2017) Scott 4558, 4576  New HandbookSierra Leone (2017) Scott TBA  New Handbook
Singapore (1956) insect Slogan CancelSingapore (1960) W.H.O. Board Cover
Singapore (1962) Slogan CancelSingapore (1969) mosquito Slogan Cancel
Singapore (1969) mosquito Slogan HandstampSingapore (1990) Wrapper
Solomon Islands (1962) Slogan HandstampSolomon Islands (1970s) Malaria Eradication Project
Solomon Islands (1977) Scott 352-355Solomon Islands (2013) Rotary Program
Solomon Islands (2014) Scott TBASolomon Islands (2015) Scott TBA
Somali Coast (1950) Scott B14Somali Coast (1962) Scott B15
Somalia (1962) Scott 263-264, C85-C86South Kasai (1962) Official 20B-24B
Spain (1962) Scott 1152Spain (2009) Cachet
Sri Lanka (unknown) PS1Staffa (1977) British Local 20-21
Straits Settlements (1947) WHO HandstampSudan (1960) Pre-Campaign Cover
Sudan (1962) Scott 142-143Surinam (1962) Scott 304-305
Swaziland (1962) Scott 103Swaziland (1962) Slogan Cancel
Swaziland (1968) Scott 155Swaziland (1973) Scott 197-198
Switzerland (1962) (W.H.O Regional Office) MeterSwitzerland (1962) Scott 415
Switzerland (1962) Scott 5O35Switzerland (1985) Swiss Tropical Inst
Syria (1962) Scott C267-C268Syria (1965) Equipment Cachet
Tanzania (1960s-1970s) Malaria InstituteTanzania (1971) Malaria Institute
Tanzania (2003) Scott 2260Tanzania (2005) Scott 2347e
Thailand (1962) Scott 373-380Thailand (1992) TROPMAL XIII
Thailand (unknown) WHO Malaria DivisionTogo (1950) Scott B11
Togo (1962) Scott 428-431Togo (2013) TBA
Togo (2014) TBATogo (2015) TBA
Trinidad (1953) MES HandstampTunisia (1922) Booklet
Tunisia (1962) Scott 404-406Turkey (1953) TROPMAL V
Turkey (1961) Scott B85Turkey (1962) Propaganda Card  New Handbook
Turkey (1962) Scott B88-B89Uganda (2003) Scott 1826
United Nations - Geneva (2009) Scott 505fUnited Nations - Vienna (2009) Scott 450, SC64
United Nations - Vienna (2009) Scott 452fUnited Nations (1956-1961) Cachets
United Nations (1962) (W.H.O Regional Office) MetersUnited Nations (1962) Model UN
United Nations (1962) Scott 102-3United Nations (1972) Scott SC1
United Nations (1987) Scott SC32United Nations (2001) UnitAID
United Nations (2009) 982-986United Nations (2009) Scott 995f
United Nations (2010) Slogan CancelUnited States (1914-1953) Health Department Reports
United States (1936) Key West CoverUnited States (1938) Hartsville Cachet
United States (1940) GA Dept of Health MeterUnited States (1942-1947) WW2 Malaria Units
United States (1945) Malaria Control in War Areas  New HandbookUnited States (1952-1961) National Malaria Society
United States (1953) Bacteriological material CoverUnited States (1954) Slogan Cancel
United States (1957-64) US Embassy MailUnited States (1961) National Malaria Society
United States (1962) INTERPEX MeterUnited States (1962) Philatelic Agency Slogan Meter
United States (1962) Scott 1194United States (1962) Slogan Meters
United States (1973) AID TeamUnited States (2005-2008) zazzle.com postage
United States (2010) ASTMH meetingUnited States (2012) World Vision
United States (2013-2015) Mosquito SquadUnited States Correspondence
Upper Slobbovia (1963) Souvenir SheetUpper Volta (1962) Scott B1
Upper Yafa (2005) 1-4Vanuatu (1994) Scott 625
Vatican City (1962) Scott 326-329Venezuela (1933-38) Slogan Handstamps
Venezuela (1940-87) official HandstampsVenezuela (1962) Scott 825, C819
Venezuela (1984) Malaria Lab CoverVerneland (2013) Postal Stationery
Viet Nam - North (1962) Scott 214-216Viet Nam - South (1960) MES Cover
Viet Nam - South (1962) Scott 185-188Yemen (1962) Michel 254-255
Yemen (1962) Michel 33-34Yemen (1962) Scott 135-136
Yemen (1963) Scott 189-90Yemen (1964) Michel 132-133
Yemen (2005) Scott 824Zaire (2006) Postcard
Zanzibar (1962) Handstamp