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Saturday, January 1, 2011

150th Anniversary of the first Malta Stamp


The Philatelic Bureau of MaltaPost issued a philatelic commemorative miniature sheet to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the first Malta Stamp.

The miniature sheet features the Queen Victoria Halfpenny which was first issued for local use on 1 December 1860 and an image of an addressed envelope with the Malta Halfpenny Yellow tied by an ‘M’ cancellation mark – the earliest recorded use of the stamp.

Title: 150th Anniversary of the first Malta Stamp
Date of Issue: 1 December 2010
Country: Malta
Denominations: €2.80