08 October 2010

Special Date - 10.10.10 coming soon….

10. 10. 10


Hi ! The special date 10 .10. 10 is so near and many philatelists are waiting for this special date which will have three 10s in a row. Unfortunately it will be Sunday on this date so many enthusiast collectors of special date cancellation might not be able to get this cancellation from the Post Offices. However Malta Post is going to issue a special card on this very special date, occurring once in a life time. Here are the details about this special card. This is all in this Post….. Till Next Post….Have a Nice Time !!

Malta Post will be issuing the tenth Card in series on the date when the day, month and year coincide - 10.10.10.

The first Card in this series had been issued on 1 January 2001, with a date stamp carrying the same figures - 01.01.01. The last Card in this popular collectable series is expected to be issued on 12th December of the year 2012, and stamped with the figures12.12.12.

This Philatelic Bureau Card will carry the €0.37 stamp from the set ‘Occasions’ which was issued in March 2010. The stamp features an aerial view of Malta, while the Card features the Church Tower also from the Set ‘Occasions’. The Philatelic Bureau Card will be numbered and cancelled with the date impression 10.10.10.

The card will be issued on Sunday 10th October 2010 and will be available from Malta Post stand at Maltex 2010 Philatelic Exhibition. The card will be then available from all Malta Post Branches, the Mobile Van and from the Philatelic Bureau as from Monday 11th October 2010.

Additional informational about this Philatelic Bureau card and the previously issued cards can be obtained from the Philatelic Bureau (tel: 2596 1740, e-mail:philately@maltapost.com, postal address: 305, Triq Ħal-Qormi, Marsa, MTP 1001) and from the website www.maltapost.com

Other Cards by Malta Post


Maltex2010Postalcard 2

MaltexPerscover 3

The Philatelic Bureau of MaltaPost will be issuing an Occasion Card, Postal Card and Maltex Personalised Cover to commemorate MaltaPost 's participation in this Philatelic Exhibition. The Cards and the Personalised Cover will be available at the MaltaPost Stand at Maltex Philatelic Exhibition and from all MaltaPost Branches as from Friday 8th October.

The Maltex Exhibition will be held at the Green Longe at Phoenicia Hotel Floriana and will be open on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th October between 09.00 and 18.00 and on Sunday 10th October between 09.00 and 12.00.

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