Special hand postmark for Saint Peter and Saint Paul church, Nadur
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A special hand postmark is being issued by MaltaPost on Friday, to mark the occasion of the 50 years as a Basilica granted by Pope Paul VI on the 26th of June 1967 and 150 years since the consecration of Saint Peter and Saint Paul parish church in Nadur, Gozo, on the 12th of May 1867.
A special hand postmark will be used at the Nadur Post Office, this coming Friday, the 12th of May.
A programme of activities in celebration of these anniversaries are taking place in Nadur this week and will continue in June.
Orders may be placed online at www.maltaphilately.com or by mail from the Philatelic Bureau, MaltaPost p.l.c. 305, Triq Hal Qormi, Marsa, MTP 1001 – Telephone 2596 1740 – e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Photos above show Nadur Parish Church facade as it was when it was consecrated 150 years ago and the Nadur Basilica Insignia: the Papal Bell and the Papal Ombrellino.