Stamps featuring Philippine Birds V

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a miniature sheet of 14 stamps similar to the birds definitives issued in 2007 to publicize Philpost’s participation at the Taipei 2008, the 21 st Asian International Stamp Exhibition to be held at the Taipei World Trade Center Exhibition Hall 3 in Taipei, Taiwan from March 7 to 11, 2008.

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination & Quantities P7 x 14 (sold for P125) – 8,000
Date of Issue March 7, 2008
Last Day of Sale March 6, 2009 (as stock allows)
Size of Stamps 22mm x 25mm
Size of Souvenir Sheet 130mm x 155mm
Perforation 13 1/2
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer Amstar Company Inc.
Designer Corazon T. Loza
Design Coordinator Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak T.
Layout Artist Robinson C. Cruza
Design 10 species of Philippine doves and pigeons featured in P7 and one each from P20, P24, P26 and P100 definitive stamps of 2007

The 14 birds featured are:

  1. Mindanao Bleeding Heart Pigeon (Gallicolumba criniger)
  2. Nicobar Pigeon (Caloenas nicobarica)
  3. Black-chinned Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus leclancheri)
  4. Metallic Pigeon (Columba vitiensis)
  5. Pink-necked Green Pigeon (Treron vernans)
  6. Read more

The miniature sheets and Official First Day covers will be available starting March 7, 2008 at the exhibition site and also at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and at all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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