Stamps featuring the 60th anniversary of the Ateneo de Davao University

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a set of stamps and a souvenir sheet to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Ateneo de Davao University.

Kind of Issue: Commemorative
Denomination & Quantity: P7 – – – 176,000 (4 designs)
Souvenir Sheet: P28 – – 6,000 sheets
Date of Issue: July 31, 2008
Last Day of Sale: July 30, 2009 (as stock allows)
Sheet Composition:  40(4×10)
Size of Stamps: 40mm x30mm
Size of Souvenir Sheet: 180mm x 75mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Graphic Designer: Blue Iguana
Design Coordinators: Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak Corazon T. Loza
Design: 1. College Building 2. High School Building 3. Preschool and Grade School Building 4. Stained Glass "Assumption"

The Ateneo de Davao University is one of nine schools in the Philippines owned and operated by the Society of Jesus. The school tradition at Ateneo de Davao University is the product of over four centuries of educational experience of the Jesuits. This tradition started with the establishment of a College in Messina in 1548 by St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, and which is now found in many educational institutions through the on world managed by the Society of Jesus. Read more



Stamps, souvenir sheets and Official First Day Covers will be available starting July 31, 2008 at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and at all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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