MaltaPost has released a stamp in a joint issue with Israel. The subject of the stamp features “The Knights Hospitaller Halls” as a theme common to both countries. The two countries share a common connection as, at some stage, the Sovereign Military Order of St John of Jerusalem, Rhodes and Malta (SMOM) occupied both.
Information about Malta/Israël joint issue stamp
The stamp was designed by Ronen Goldberg of Israel and will be issued in sheets of 6 stamps in ‘têtebêche’ format. Each stamp measures 41 mm x 30.5mm, with a perforation of 13.9 x 14.0 (comb). The Malta stamps bear the Maltese Crosses watermark. The print run, by Printex Ltd consists of 60,000 stamps bearing face value of €0.51.
Date of issue: Tuesday 28 January 2014
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