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Philatelic Postage stamp issue Valletta 2018 - European Capital of Culture

On 22 May, MaltaPost will issue a set of three stamps commemorating Valletta's prestigious title of European Capital of Culture 2018.

The stamps bear a face value of €0.26, €0.63 and €2.00. They were produced by Printex Ltd by the offset process and the issue consists of 1,160,000 of the €0. 26 stamp, 60,000 of the €0.63, and 60,000 of the €2.00 denomination. The issue will be in sheets of 10 stamps and each stamp measures 31mm by 44mm with a perforation of 13.9 x 14.0 (comb) bearing the Maltese Crosses watermark. Each sheet measures 185mm by 118mm. The stamps are reproduction of paintings of local artist Joseph Pulo.

The stamps will be available as from Tuesday 22 May 2018 from all Post Offices in Malta and Gozo. 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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