Stamps featuring Native Philippine Orchids VIII

Native Philippine Orchids VIII

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a new denomination (P9) which pays the new registration fee for local mails in the new series of definitive stamps featuring some Philippine Native Orchids.

Kind of Issue:Definitive
Denomination & Quantities:P9.00-original (w/o name of orchids) – – – – – 2,000,000
-redrawn (with name added) 2,000,000
Date of Issue:original – May 16, 2003
redrawn – November 4, 2003
Sheet Composition:200 (20 x 10)
Size of Stamp:22mmx25mm
Printing Process:Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper:Imported Unwatermarked
Printer:Amstar Company, Inc.
Design Coordinator:Anton D.A. Claro
Cesar Apolonio
Lay-out Artist:Alfonso V. Divina
Graphic Artist:Edgar P. Patricio
Design:Paphiopedilum urbanianum – (Photograph taken from the Book, Native Philippine Orchids by Hans H. Fessel and Peter Balzer, Times Edition, Paciencia P. Milan, Program Director, VISCA-GTZ Applied Tropical Ecology Program and President, Leyte State University).

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