Exchange of postge stamps in Liri

MaltaPost has announced the withdrawal from circulation of Lm - denominated stamps and their exchange for dual currency ( €/Lm) denominated stamps.

As from 1st February 2008 only dual-denominated (€/Lm) stamps are to be used for postage purposes; With effect from 1st February until 31st March 2008 the public may exchange 'Lm' only denominated stamps for equivalent denominations €/Lm.

As from 1st February 2008 application Forms for the exchange of stamps may be collected from all MaltaPost outlets.

Application Forms may be deposited at any MaltaPost outlet or forwarded by registered mail to the Stamp Exchange Board, MaltaPost p.l.c., 305, Triq Hal-Qormi, Marsa MTP 1001. All applications will be duly acknowledged;

Applicants should note that duly completed Application Forms must reach MaltaPost p.l.c. by not later than 31st March 2008. An appointment will be arranged in due course for the exchange of stamps at MaltaPost p.l.c. Head Office or in a MaltaPost p.l.c. outlet.

Only mint stamps denominated in just 'Lm' currency and issued after 1st January 1998 will be accepted for exchange purposes.

The surcharge applied to Christmas Issue stamps will not be taken into consideration and only the basic denomination will be exchanged. Exchange of stamps does not apply in respect of stamps printed or sold that they be used only for purposes of philately;

No stamps are to be enclosed with the Application Form. Stamps will be exchanged once the appointment is set.

by Alan Fenech - alfen@di-ve.com

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