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Are Malta stamps worth anything?

Today, the 10/- of 1919 is generally considered to be the rarest and most expensive Malta stamp. Postally used copies are worth more than mint ones, and as of 2015 it is catalogued at £3250 mint and £4500 used in the Stanley Gibbons catalogue.

How much are stamps in Malta?

Revised Postage Rates

New Price
0 – 50g €0.30
50 – 100g €0.50
101-150g €0.70
151-200g €1.85

How do I know if my stamps are valuable?

How to Determine Stamp Values

  1. Identify the stamp.
  2. Find out when was the stamp issued.
  3. Know the stamp’s age and material used.
  4. Determine the centering of the design.
  5. Check the stamp’s gum.
  6. Determine the condition of the perforations.
  7. See if the stamp has been cancelled or not.
  8. Find out the rarity of the stamp.

What foreign postage stamps are worth money?

World’s most valuable stamps

  • $9,480,000. British Guiana 1-Cent Magenta, 1856.
  • $2,600,000. Treskilling Yellow stamp, 1855.
  • $2,600,000. The Sicilian Error of Colour, 1859.
  • €2,400,000. Post Office Mauritius, 1847.
  • $2,000,000. The Whole Country is Red stamp, 1968.
  • $1,545,000. Baden 9 Kreuzer error stamp, 1851.
  • $933,300.
  • $878,908.

How long does it take for a letter to get to Malta from UK?


Service Compensation Delivery aim
International Tracked & Signed up to £50 up to £250 for an additional fee 3-5 working days
International Tracked up to £50 up to £250 for an additional fee 3-5 working days
International Standard up to £20 3-5 working days
International Economy up to £20 10-15 working days

How do I send a letter to Malta?

Start to write on the left hand side of the envelope, following this sequence:

  1. 1st line: Name of addressee.
  2. 2nd line: House/flat name and/or number + Street/Square name.
  3. 3rd line: Town/City.
  4. 4th line: Postcode.
  5. 5th line: Country name.

What stamps are worth a lot of money?

The Four Main Elements of a Stamp

Stamp Year Price
The Inverted Jenny 1918 $1.35 Million
1c Benjamin Franklin Z Grill 1868 $935,000
3c George Washington w/ B Grill 1867 $900,000
Tiflis Stamp 1857 $700,000

How do I find the value of old stamps?

Contact the Philatelic Traders’ Society by visiting its website. They will be able to give your collection an ‘appraisal’ for free and give you advice as to whether or not your collection may be worth something.

What old stamps are worth a lot of money?

What Queen Elizabeth stamps are worth money?

Nowadays Penny Red is considered as one of the most valuable British stamps that are highly popular among collectors.

Can I send a letter to Australia with a first class stamp?

How much is it to send a letter to Australia? Send 1 oz letters or postcards around the world with one Global Forever® stamp , which currently costs $1.20. The stamp will never expire, even if the postage price goes up.

How do you address mail to Malta?

When was the last postage stamp issued in Malta?

Malta continued to issue stamps and stationery throughout the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. At some points from the 1880s to the 1980s, postage stamps were also valid for fiscal use, but at times separate revenue stamps were issued. Postage due stamps were issued between 1925 and the 1990s.

When did Malta take control of its postal affairs?

This design remained the only uniquely Maltese stamp until Malta took control of its own postal affairs on 1 January 1885 and a new set 6 different values was issued whilst all British adhesives were withdrawn. The internal postal service within Malta increased and by 1914 there were 36 sub-Post Offices.

How to find the value of a stamp?

To find the value of your stamp please enter a brief description such as the scene or the words represented on your stamp, denomination and color (use only simple colors) of your stamp.

Is it worth it to buy old stamps?

Some old and used stamps can be very valuable and ordinary-looking items can be expensive if they wear a so-called secret mark. and find out.