They were boneshakers – but they were charming.
Malta’s famous vintage buses have been celebrated in a series of stunning MaltaPost stamps designed by artist Cedric Galea Pirotta.
The old buses were a tourist attraction in themselves and provided millions of photo opportunities as they rattled around the island’s roads.
They were finally taken out of service in 2011 as part of Malta’s massive public transport revamp.
Take a look at these stunning illustrations, and see how many of these classics you can remember riding on.
Gozo post bus
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