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Malta - Slovakia Joint Philatelic issue

On the 24th of October 2020 MaltaPost and Slovakia Post will be releasing a joint stamp issue, with ‘Viticulture' as a theme common to both countries. The issue consists of two stamps, representing each country.

The Malta stamp features a vineyard located in the limits of Siġġiewi, while that of Slovakia shows a vineyard in the Skalica region renowned for production of the Skalický rubín wine.

Each stamp carries a face value of 59c and the set will be issued in a sheet of 10 stamps, with each stamp measuring 44mm x 31mm, a comb perforation of 13.75 x 13.75 and bearing the Maltese Cross watermark. The sheets measure 158mm x 150mm and were produced by Printex Ltd in the offset process. The issue consists of 5,000 sheets. The Malta stamp was designed by Miguel Farrugia of MaltaPost and the Slovakia stamp was designed by Adrian Ferda of Slovakia.

The issues will be available for sale from Saturday 24th October 2020 at all Post Offices in Malta and Gozo: online at or by mail from the Philatelic Bureau, MaltaPost p.l.c. 305, Qormi Road, Marsa, MTP 1001; Telephone: 2596 1740,

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