Category: Stamps

Stamps featuring the International Year of Freshwater

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a souvenir sheet to raise awareness in better managing and protecting crucial fresh water resources and to publicize the International Year of Freshwater, as declared by the United Nations for the year 2003.

The Stamp Language

SEMI-POSTAL ISSUES

Are stamps where part or all of the receipt are given over to some charitable cause, public welfare, or other relief fund. On most of these stamps are mentioned the amount for postage in addition to a surtax for the find.

Stamps featuring the National Stamp Collecting Month

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a set of stamps and a souvenir sheet in celebration of the National Stamp Collecting Month (November), featuring works of some comics illustrators, as tribute to more great achievers in Philippine art.

Trivia about the Great Achievers in Philippine Art

The range of subjects in Philippine contemporary painting can be as wide and varied as the artist's imagination. Even scenes that appear "typical" may be re-interpreted and given new treatment. How often have we encountered landscape paintings with churches, or images of jeepney's, women in groups. or sidewalk vendors? And yet.