Stamps featuring the Mary Johnston Hospital

the Mary Johnston Hospital

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a set of stamps to commemorate the 100 years of Mary Johnston Hospital.

Kind of Issue:Commemorative
Denomination and Quantity:P6.00 (40-on) – – – – – 35,000
P6.00 (8-on) – – – – – – 40,000
Date of Issue:January 20, 2006
Last Day of Sale:January 19, 2007 (as stock allows)
Sheet Composition:40 (4×10), 8 (4×2)
Size of Stamps:40mm x 30mm
Printing Process:Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)
Paper:Imported Unwatermarked
Printer:Amstar Company, Inc.
Design Coordinator:Dorothy Grace B. Daroy
Designer:Victorino Z. Serevo
Graphic Artist:Richard Alien Baron
Layout Artist:Alfonso V. Divina
Design:The Mary Johnston Hospital is one of the historical landmarks in the city of Manila. Founded in 1906 t: Dr. Rebecca Parish, a Methodist missionary from Indiana, USA, the two- story building built in 190 housing 55 patients has been rebuilt into a 150-bed more modern building. As it celebrates its Centenni, in 2006, MJH continues to share Christ’s healing love to all patients regardless of color, creed, financial capability or political persuasion. To its dedicated staff, healing can only come from caring in the Spirit the Great Physician.

Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting January 20, 2006 at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 100 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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