Stamps featuring the Kiwanis Club of Manila

The Philippine Postal Corporation (Philpost) will come up with the Kiwanis Club of Manila stamps, which will be issued on January 21, 2011. It is classified as a “Special” kind of issue with a denomination of P 7.00 and quantity of 50,000 pieces.

The technical description of the Kiwanis Club of Manila stamps are as follows:

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination & Quantity: Php7.00 / 50,000 pieces
Date of Issue: January 21, 2011
Last date of Sale: January 20, 2012 (or as stocks allow)
Sheet Composition: 40
Size of Stamp : 30 mm x 40 mm.
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer:  Hon. Alfredo G. Gabot, Chairman Board of Directors, Philippine Postal Corporation
Layout Artist:  Victorino Z. Serevo
Design Coordinator: Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak Victorino Z. Serevo
Designs: The Philippine National Flag which symbolizes the Kiwanis Club members’ sense of patriotism and nationalism, serving the Filipino children and the children of the world. The design also shows the logo of the Kiwanis Club of Manila and a photo of a child.

Kiwanis Club is one of the world’s largest service clubs. The club has carried the slogan “Serving the Children of the World” and its theme “One Can Make a Difference.” On July 4, 1964, members of the Kiwanian Memory Caine of KC Santa Barbara, California, USA organized the Kiwanis Club of Manila. In 1993, then President Fidel V. Ramos issued Presidential Proclamation 124 declaring the third week of January as Philippine Kiwanis Week.

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