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MaltaPost Stamp Issue – Occasions 2012

On 3 April 2012, MaltaPost will issue a philatelic commemorative set consisting of eight stamps. Entitled 'Occasions 2012', the set reflects new and refreshed images representing the celebration of various occasions or events such as weddings, graduations, sports competitions and Christmas.

The stamps will carry a face value of €0.37 each and printed in the following quantities: Weddings and Christmas - 30,000 each; Celebrations and Sports - 40,000 each; Feasts, Graduation and General - 60,000 each; Auberge de Castille - 120,000 stamps.

The stamps measure 44.0mm x 31.0mm and bear a perforation of 13.9 x 14.0 (comb). All stamps have been offset printed by Printex Limited on paper bearing Maltese Crosses watermarks. They are available in sheets of 10 stamps. This set will also be printed in a se-tenant format with a blank label so as to allow personalisation.

The set will be available as from Tuesday 3 April. Orders may be placed online at or by mail from the Philatelic Bureau, MaltaPost p.l.c. 305, Triq Ħal Qormi, Marsa, MTP 1001 - Telephone 2596 1740 - e-mail:

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