Stamps featuring the International Year of Freshwater

International Year of Freshwater

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a souvenir sheet to raise awareness in better managing and protecting crucial fresh water resources and to publicize the International Year of Freshwater, as declared by the United Nations for the year 2003.

Kind of Issue:Special
Denomination & Quantity:P22.00 – – – – – 12,500
Date of Issue:October 24, 2003
Last Day of Sale:April 24, 2004
Size of Souvenir Sheet:108mm x 88mm
Printing Process:Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper:Imported Unwatermarked
Layout Artist:Alfonso V. Divina
Design Coordinators:Jimmy Ang
Design:Lake Buhi in Camarines Sur (slide provided by Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources)

The Souvenir Sheet and Official First Day Cover will be available starting 24 October 2003 at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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