The Malta Independent 10 December 2022, Saturday
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Malta - Gibraltar Joint stamp issue 2010

Malta Independent Sunday, 21 February 2010, 00:00 Last update: about 10 years ago

The MaltaPost Philatelic Bureau has issued a set of four stamps as a joint issue with Gibraltar Post. This set consists of a miniature sheet of four stamps depicting views from 1880s and 2010 of the ‘100 Ton’ Guns found in Malta and Gibraltar. The 100 Ton guns are located at Fort Rinella in Malta and Napier of Magdala Battery in Gibraltar.

Designed by British artist John Batchelor, these miniature sheets are 118mm x 102mm. The four stamps on these sheets measure 41mm x 30.5mm, with a perforation of 13.66 x 13.77 (comb).

The denomination of each stamp is e0.75. The set is available as a miniature sheet. The stamps have been offset printed on Maltese Cross watermarked paper by Printex Limited and are available in sheets of four.

Both miniature sheets, Malta-Gibraltar and Gibraltar-Malta, are available for sale from all MaltaPost branches in Malta and Gozo, and the Philatelic Bureau (tel. 2596 1747, e-mail [email protected], postal address: 305 Qormi Road, Marsa, MTP1001). Additional information regarding this and past issues is also available from the MaltaPost website

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