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Philatelic Postage stamp issue – Maritime Malta Series V - Vessels of the Order

On the 29 September 2017 MaltaPost will issue the ‘Maritime Malta Series V’ featuring vessels of the Order.

This stamp issue consists of 3 stamps which feature vessels dating back to the Order of St.John. The €0.63, €1.85, and €3.59, stamps depict three models of square-rigged warships known as ‘third rate ships-of-the-line’ which are currently on display at the Malta Maritime Museum.


The stamps will be issued in sheets of 10 stamps with each stamp measuring 44mm x 31mm, a perforation of 13.9x 14.0 (comb.) bearing the Maltese Crosses watermark. The sheets measure 185mm x 115mm. Printex Limited produced the set in offset and the issue consists of 100,000 of the €0.63 stamp, 50,000 of the €1.85 stamp and 40,000 of the €3.59 stamp. Photography and design by Sean Cini.

This philatelic issue will be available as from Friday 29 September 2017 from all Post Offices in Malta and Gozo, telephonically on 25961740, online at or by mail from the Philatelic Bureau, MaltaPost p.l.c.

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