Stamps featuring the EDSA People Power Revolution

The Philippine Postal Corporation has come up with the 25th Anniversary of EDSA People Power Revolution stamps which was issued last August 1, 2011. It is classified as a “Commemorative” kind of issue with a denomination of P 7.00 and quantity of 120,000 pieces and 7,000 pieces of souvenir sheer of P 56.00, respectively.

Kind of Issue: Commemorative
Denomination & Quantity: Php7.00 / 120,000 pieces
Date of Issue: August 1, 2011
Last Day of Sale : July 31, 2012 (or as stocks allow)
Sheet Composition: 40
Size of Stamp : 40 mm x 30 mm
Perforation: 14 x 14½
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Design Layout Artists: (Stamps): Victorino Z. Serevo (Souvenir Sheet): Jesus Alfredo Delos Santos
Designers Jesus Alfredo Delos Santos Reynaldo Alejandro, OJT, TUP
Design Coordinator Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak Cris Carrion, Spirit of EDSA Foundation
Designs: Profile photos of President Corazon C. Aquino and Jaime Cardinal Sin with the scenes then from the People Power Revolution at EDSA, 25 years ago.


Corazon C. Aquino

In the snap election of 1986, Corazon C. Aquino was winning in the election tally by National Citizens Movement for Free Elections (NAMFREL) when the Commission of Election proclaimed Ferdinand Marcos, as winner. Aquino called for a nationwide protest movement against Marcos, and a boycott on products made by companies identified with Marcos. She was in Cebu when Defense Minister Juan Ponce Enrile and Vice Chief Staff Fidel V. Ramos announced their withdrawal of support to President Marcos on February 22, 1986. Enrile revealed that Marcos cheated in the snap election and that Aquino flew to Manila on February 23, 1986 to talk to with the rebels and supporters. She went to EDSA corner Ortigas Avenue to give a message of hope to the people manning the highway barricades. On February 25, 1986, Aquino took her oath of office at the Club Filipino in Greenhills, San Juan as the eleventh President of the Philippines. Read more




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