Issued today in 1973

Malta. Definitives. Issued 31 March 1973. A second LM2 value sporting a different design was added to the series on 28 January 1976. The 4m value exists imperforate from two panes of 50 stamps and is also known missing gold from at least five affected panes.

Issued today in 1960

Malta. Shipwreck of St Paul. Issued 9 February 1960. Both the 1½d and 2s 6d are recorded missing gold. Two panes of 60 stamps of the 1½d were discovered missing gold while the majority of 2s 6d examples missing gold can be found used on first day covers; unused examples are very elusive.