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On the 23rdof October 2018, MaltaPost will issue a set of 16 stamps featuring different dog breeds. This special collection of stamps pays a tribute to the man’s best friend and celebrates the Year of the dog in the Chinese Zodiac. 

The stamps are reproductions of paintings by the well-known artist Andrew Micallef and each stamp carries a face value of 59c. The set will be issued in sheets of 16 stamps with each stamp measuring 35.0mm x 35.0mm andperforation of 13.75 x 13.75 (comb) bearing the Maltese Cross Watermark.The sheet  measures 169mm x 169mm.  The stamps were produced by Printex Ltd by the offset process and the issue consists of  30,000 sheets. 

The set will be available  for sale as from Tuesday 23rdOctober 2018 at the ‘Maltex Philatelic Exhibition and Collectors’ Fair at the Casino Maltese in Valletta and all Post Offices in Malta and Gozo. Orders may be placed online at www.maltaphilately.comor by mail from the Philatelic Bureau, MaltaPost p.l.c. 305, Qormi Road, Marsa, MTP 1001; Telephone: 2596 1740, email:info@maltaphilately.com

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