Tag Archives: Stamps of Malta

Malta Issued Stamps on Floor Tiles

Malta Post issued a set of 4 miniature sheets featuring traditional floor tile patterns. The tiles that adorn many traditional Maltese houses, are known for their bold colours and geometric designs. The four different patterns of Maltese floor tiles are … Continue reading

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New Christmas 2017 Stamps:Malta

Christmas stamp issue features four figurines of the child Jesus found in churches around Malta and Gozo. The photographs are by Mark Micallef Perconte.At Christmas it is customary for households to exhibit figures of Jesus as a baby. Some are … Continue reading

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Malta Issued Stamp on Maltex Stamp Fair 2017

Issue Date:24.10.2017

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Malta Issued Stamps under Maritime Series

The fifth issue from the Maritime Malta series consists of three stamps which feature vessels dating back to the Order of St John.Towards the beginning of the 18th century, the Order adopted a squadron of square-rigged warships known as ‘third … Continue reading

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Malta Issued Stamps on The 350th Anniversary of the Melchiorre Gafa

Gafa’, also known as Cafa’ was a Maltese sculptor renowned for his Roman Baroque style. He was born in Vittoriosa Malta in 1636 and baptised as Marcello. However, after his move to Rome in 1658, he was most frequently referred … Continue reading

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Malta Issued Stamps on 75th Anniversary Operation Pedestal

Operational Pedestal, better known as ‘il-Konvoy ta’ Santa Marija’, was a World War II naval operation by the Allies in 1942 aimed at relieving Malta from starvation and a shortage of essential supplies, after the Islands had already suffered two … Continue reading

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Malta: New Festa Series Stamps

Commemorated annually on the 15th of August, the Feast of The Assumption of Our Lady celebrates the ascension of the Immaculate Mother of God, the Virgin Mary. This feast is celebrated in ten different parishes around Malta and Gozo. This … Continue reading

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Malta Issued Stamps on Trees in the Mediterranean

The stamps features the the Araar or Sandarac Tree. In 1992, the Araar (Tetraclinis articulata) was selected as Malta’s national tree. This tree is known to grow in just two European countries, namely Malta and southern Spain and also grows in certain … Continue reading

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Malta Issued Stamps on 10th Anniversary of  Canonisation of San Gorg Preca

Issue Date: 03.06.2017

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Malta Issued Stamp on Essen Stamp Fair 2017

Issue Date: 16.05.2017

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