A to Zed Stamps – Gozo Philatelic Exhibition next month
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The annual Gozo Philatelic Exhibition – A to Zed Stamps – organised by the Gozo Philatelic Society, will be inaugurated next month by the Ministry for Gozo Justyne Caruana.
The exhibition, now in its 18th edition, is being held in the Gozo Ministry Exhibition Hall, starting Friday, the 3rd of November; it will remain open till Thursday, the 9th (including Saturday and Sunday)
Stamp collectors and the general public, will as usual, have a wide range of stamps to view, social philately, junior offerings and samples from the Juncker Melitensia collection.
Items on show include Vintage and Modern Stamps, Postal history, Rare Postal Items and much more. Albums, Cards and stamps etc. can also be acquired by Junior, Beginner, and Advanced Collectors.
Participation applications can be requested on firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com> but there is no charge for visitors.
Distribution of certificates and prizes (sponsored by MaltaPost) to all exhibitors takes place during the GPS AGM in January.
The committee said that this year it is experimenting with a new classification system to continue strengthening interest.
Visitors to the exhibition will be able to pick up copies of the latest GPS Newsletter, the award-winning full-colour quarterly. Junior visitors can also claim free stamps.
MaltaPost will also be issuing a commemorative postmark on the 3rd of November, from its Victoria Branch Post Office, with the GPS offering a limited edition postcard and personalised stamp.