Stamps featuring the La Union Botanical Garden

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a setenant pair of stamps to publicize the La Union Botanical Garden, located at San Fernando, La Union.

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination & Quantity: P5.00 – 100,000 (2 composite designs)
Date of Issue: March 20, 1999
Last Day of Sale: September 20, 1999 (as stock allows)
Sheet Composition: 20 (4 x 5)
Size of Stamp: 30mm x 40mm
Size of Souvenir Sheet: 140mm x 84mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Layout Artist: Alfonso V. Divina


Slides by Vic Alahambra, Jr.
View of entrance to Garden and seal of
the city of San Fernando, LaUnion 

Nestled on the hills in the city of San Fernando is the newly established La Union Botanical Garden. It is about eight kilometers east of the Plaza and about six hour-ride from Manila. It occupies about ten hectares of land owned by the provincial government of La Union. Read more.

Stamps, and Official First Day Covers will be available starting 20 March 1999 at the Philatelic Division, Money Order Building, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.


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