Notice. Discontinuance of use at Malta of Postage Stamps of the United Kingdom
Discontinuation of use at Malta of Postage Stamps of the United Kingdom.
NOTICE is hereby given that, on and from the 1st January 1885, postage stamps of the United Kingdom will be USELESS for the prepayment of postage on correspondence posted in Malta or Gozo, and that all letters, etc. bearing Imperial Stamps posted after the 31st December 1884, will be treated as UNPAID and charged on delivery.
Malta postage stamps, to be used on and from the 1st of January, may be purchased at the General Post Office, Valletta, on and after the 27th of December.
Imperial postage stamps, if unused, clean, and in saleable condition, will be purchased at the General Post Office up to 24th of December, inclusive, at par; but, between that date and the 31st of December, a charge will be made of the commission indicated at page 16 of the current edition of the Imperial Post Office Guide.
H[er] M[ajesty] Postmaster,
GENERAL POST OFFICE
Valletta, 8th December 1884