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Postage Stamp Issue - 20th Anniversary of the EMS Cooperative

MaltaPost together with other EMS members will issue a stamp on the 10th of September 2019 to commemorate the 20th anniversary since the initiation of the Express Mail Service (EMS). This joint stamp issue bears a common theme including each country's flag and currency.

EMS is a global courier service designed to meet customers' requirements at a competitive price and available at virtually every post office around the world.

The stamps will be issued in a sheet of 10, with each stamp measuring 31mm x 44mm, with a comb perforation of 14.0 x 13.9 and bearing the Maltese Cross watermark. The sheets measure 185mm x 115mm and were produced by Printex Ltd in the offset process. The issue consists of 25,000 stamps and each stamp bears a face value of €2.00. The design was set by the Universal Postal Union (UPU)

This philatelic issue will be available from all Post Offices in Malta and Gozo as from Tuesday 10th September 2019. Orders may be placed online at or by mail from the Philatelic Bureau, MaltaPost p.l.c. 305, Qormi Road, Marsa, MTP 1001; Telephone: 2596 1740, e-mail:

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