Stamps featuring the Ozamiz Cotta

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a stamp to commemorate , the 250th anniversary of the Ozamiz Cotta.

Kind of Issue: Commemorative
Denomination and Quantity:  P7—100,000
Date of Issue: July 16, 2006
Last Day of Sale: July 15, 2007 (as stocks allow)
Sheet Composition: 50 (5 x 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.
Layout Artist: Victorino Z. Serevo
Designs: Fuerle Isla Conception Y Del Triunfo (Ozamiz Cotta)

Standing at the western entrance of Panguil Bay in Ozamiz City, Misamis Occidental, the Fuerte dela Conception Y Del Triunfo is one of the four oldest surviving stone fortresses in the country today. Named after the Spanish armada flagship "Triunfo", the fort was built in 1756 under the guidance of Juan Nepomuceno Paver S. J. and Fr. Jose Ducos S. J., a chaplain in the Spanish armada who distinguished himself in military exploits during the Misamis Campaign from 1754 – 1755. Read more.

Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting July 16, 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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