Stamps featuring the centennial of Baguio city

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a set of stamps to commemorate the centennial of Baguio city.

Kind of Issue: Commemorative
Denomination and Quantity: P7.00 – – – – 1 15,200 (4 designs)
Souvenir Sheet: P28.00—- 6,000
Date of Issue: Sept. l, 2009
Last Day of Sale: Aug 31, 2010 (as stocks allow)
Sheet Composition: 36 (12 x3)
Size of Stamps: 22mmx75nrn
Size of Souvenir Sheet: l00mm x 100mm
Perforation: 13 1/2
Printing Process: Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)
Paper: Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer: Winners of the Stamp Design Contest 1. Joe Abawag 2. Jessie Castro 3. Kier Anthony V. Javiniar 4. Edmund C. Andrada 5. Ma. Marcose G. Pascal (FDC cachet)
Layout Artist: Corazon T.Loza Victorino Z. Serevo
Graphic Artist: Mary Joyce S. Merilles
Design Coordinator: Elenita D.L San Diego Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak
Designs: Winning entries of the Baguio Centennial Commemorative Stamp Design Contest combined with some of the City's famous landmarks

In 1900, when the Americans first come to Baguio, it was the only "rancheria," whose dominant feature was a large, low-lying area Kafagway. There were only a few houses and no roads. During the dry season it was a pasture for cattle and horses, but much of the year, it was marshland with a shallow lake where residents hunted for ducks and snipes. Kafagway roughly covered the same area as the present city ofBaguio. Read more



Stamps, Souvenir Sheets and Official First Day Covers will be available starling Sept. 1, 2A09 at the Postage and Philateiic Department, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and at all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.




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