Stamps featuring Scouting

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a set of stamps and a souvenir sheet to commemorate the 100 years of Scouting.

Kind of Issue: Commemorative
Denomination & Quantity: P7 – – – 100,000 (2 designs)
Souvenir Sheet: P28 – – 8,000 sheets
Date of Issue: August 1, 2007
Last Day of Sale: July 31, 2008 (as stocks allow)
Sheet Composition: 50 (10 x 5)
Size of Stamps: 30mm x 40mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Design Coordinator: Noel B. Sabandal
Graphic Designer: Nicasio de Leon
Designer and Layout Artist: Richard Allen Baron
Designs: Three Fingers Scout Sign and Flag; Scouting Centenary Logo

One hundred years ago, Lord Baden-Powell ran his experimental camp on Brownsea Island on the South Coast of England, for 20 boys from different social backgrounds. Today, Scouting is a million times bigger and involves girls and boys, women and men from every origin, religion and culture, and nearly every country in the world. Read more.

Stamps, Souvenir Sheets and Official First Day Covers will be available starting August 1, 2007 at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and at all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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