Stamps featuring the Knights of Columbus in the Philippines

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a stamp to commemorate the centenary of the Knights of Columbus in the Philippines in 2005.

Kind of Issue: Commemorative
Denomination and Quantity:  P7 – – – 200,000
Date of Issue: July 7, 2006
Last Day of Sale: July 6, 2007 (as stocks allow)
Sheet Composition: 50 ( 5x 10) & 8 (4 x 2)
Size of Stamps: 40mm x 30mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Design Coordinators: Knights of Columbus
Designers: Mr. Jesus Alfredo Delos Santos
Graphic Artist: Mr. Richard Allen M. Baron, Julie Ann C. Valenzona
Designs: Family in front of church, Knights of Columbus emblem and Fr. George J. Willmann
The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic, family fraternal service organization. It was founded on March 29, 1882 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. In its Charter, the Order's purposes are specified, namely: a) of rendering pecuniary aid to its members; b) of rendering mutual aid and assistance to its sick, disabled and needy members and their families; c) of promoting social and intellectual intercourse among its members and their families; and d) of promoting and conducting educational, charitable, religious social welfare, war relief and welfare, and public relief work. Read more.
Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting July 07, 2006 at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and at all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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