Stamps featuring Pasko 2011

Stamp collectors will be in for a big treat this Yuletide Season as the Philippine Postal Corporation recently came up with the Pasko 2011 stamps, which was issued last November 25, 2011. It is classified as a “Special” kind of issue of four (4) designs with a denomination of P 7.00 and quantity of 105,000 pieces.

The technical description of the Pasko 2011 stamps are as follows:

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination & Quantity: Php7.00 / 105,000 pieces (Four (4) designs)
Date of Issue:  November 25, 2011
Last date of Sale: November 24, 2012
Sheet Composition: 40 (10 x 4)
Size of Stamp : 30 mm x 40 mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer: Alfonso V. Divina, Chief, Stamps Designing Section (retired) Victorino Z. Serevo
Graphic Artist: Rey Alejandro (TUP, OJ Trainee)
Design Coordinator: Dr. Ngo TiongTak

The design of said stamps were made in animated Christmas symbols showing colorful Christmas Bells, the famous Christmas flowers called “Ponsiettas”, colorful Christmas gifts, such as card, candy cane, teddy bear and other boxes wrapped in Christmas wrapper, and a colorful Christmas lantern. Read more

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