Friday, February 10, 2012

20111202 - MALTA

Release Date: December 02, 2011
Postal Authority: Malta Post plc - Philatelic Bureau
Title: 90th Anniversary Malta Senate & Legislative Assembly

Format: Block with 1 stamp
Dimensions (mm): 130 x 85
Design: Malta Post plc
Paper: with watermark Maltese Crosses
Printing Process: Offset
Printed by: Printex Ltd


Facial: € 4.16 (Euro - EUR)
Dimensions (mm): 44 x 31
Perf: 13,9 x 14
Lighthouse: Grand Harbour West Breakwater - St.Elmo  (back-left)

* The inner stamp on this stamp is the top value from the definitives (1922-1926) of Malta.  It´s "THE LIGHTHOUSE STAMP" of Malta. If you have it in your collection, congratulations.

* Photo from Internet.

Thanks Klaus for the alert on this issue.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

20111200 - CUBA

Release Date: December, 2011
Postal Authority: ECC Empresa de Correos de Cuba
Title: Tourism La Habana

Format: Serie of 6 stamps + Block


Facial: 1.00 - Cuban Peso (CUP)
Dimensions (mm): 107 x 76
Perf: Imperforated
Lighthouse: Castillo del Morro

Thanks to Klaus for the alert on this issue.