Stamps featuring the Masonic Charities for Crippled Children, Inc. (MCCCI)

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a stamp to commemorate the Diamond Anniversary of the Masonic Charities for Crippled Children, Inc. (MCCCI).

Kind of Issue: Commemorative
Denomination and Quantity: P5.00 – 75,000
Date of Issue: July 5, 1999
Last Day of Sale: January 5, 2000 (as stock allows)
Sheet Composition: 50 (5 x 10)
Size of Stamps: 40mm x 30mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Layout Artist: Alfonso V. Divina
Design Coordinator: Lucas Ty
Design: Crippled Children

On July 29, 1924, prominent Masons met at the Masonic Temple at the Escolta and decided to house the Masonic Ward for Crippled Children at the Mary Johnston Hospital in Tendo, Manila. This ward opened its doors to five children on September 23, 1925. Read more.

Stamps, and official First Day Covers will be available on 5 July 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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