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

On the 23 March 2018 MaltaPost will issue a set of stamps from its ‘Maritime Malta' series. This is the sixth stamp issue from the maritime series consisting of three stamps featuring vessels dating back to the Order of Saint John.

The €0.26 and €0.42 stamps depict two models of galleys, while the €1.00 stamp depicts a model of a brigantine. All models 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 Cross watermark. The sheets measure 185mm x 118mm. Printex Limited produced the stamp set in offset and the issue consists of 60,000 of the €0.26 stamp, 80,000 of the €0.42 stamp and 25,000 of the €1.00 stamp. The set is designed by Sean Cini.

This philatelic issue will be available as from Friday 23 March 2018 from all Post Offices in Malta and Gozo, by telephone on 25961740, online at or by mail from the Philatelic Bureau, MaltaPost p.l.c.



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