Stamps featuring the Holy Cross of Davao College, Inc

The Philippine Postal Corporation is coming up with the Holy Cross of Davao College, Inc. (HCDC) 60th Anniversary stamps, which will be issued on August 15, 2011. It is classified as a “Commemorative” kind of issue (block of four) with a denomination of P 7.00 and quantity of 168,000 pieces.

Kind of Issue: Commemorative (Block of four)
Denomination & Quantity: hp7.00 / 168,000 pieces
Date of Issue: August 15, 2011
Last Day of Sale : August 14, 2012 (as stocks allow)
Sheet Composition: 40
Size of Stamp : 40 mm x 30 mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer:  60th Anniversary Committee headed by Mark Anthony Ventura
Layout artist: Victorino Serevo
Design Coordinator: Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak
Victorino Serevo
Designs: Stamp 1 shows the façade of Bajada Campus, Holy Cross of Davao College, Inc.;
Stamp 2 shows the Grade School and High School Buildings taken at night;
Stamp 3 an aerial shot taken at night time showing the Palma Gil and Marutas Halls of HCDCI;
Stamp 4 shows the Babak and Camudmud campuses of HCDCI.


Every institution possesses a PAST which it fondly looks back to, a PRESENT which it carefully nurtures and develops and a FUTURE which it eagerly looks forward to.

Holy Cross of Davao College, Inc. is no exception.

In school year 1951-1952, the Religious of the Virgin Mary Sisters opened an annex of the Immaculate Conception College (now known as the University of the Immaculate Conception) at Sta. Ana Avenue, Davao City. The annex was built upon the request of parents living at Sta. Ana District, and with permission from the local bishop since the school building was erected on a land owned by the Roman Catholic Apostolic Administrator of Davao.Read more

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