Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Malta - Maritime Cruise Liners Last voyage toward Dubai

On the occasion of the arrival in Malta of the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 on her last voyage toward Dubai, MaltaPost p.l.c. Philatelic Bureau issued a set of 4 stamps in the maritime series, entitled ‘Cruise liners’. 

The stamps reproduce four world class liners that regularly visit Valletta Grand Harbour. The liners are MSC Musica, MS Voyager of the Seas, MS Westerdam, and obviously the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2.

The stamps, have a face value of Euro 0.63, Euro 1.16, Euro 1.40 and Euro 3.00. The stamps are 44.0 mm by 31.0 mm in size, with a perforation of 13.9 by 14.0 (comb.). All stamps are offset printed on Maltese Crosses watermarked paper by Printex Limited, and are available in sheets of ten

The Kappillan of Malta

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