Stamps featuring the Polytechnic University of the Philippines

Polytechnic University of the Philippines

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a stamp to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines.

Kind of Issue:Commemorative
Denomination and Quantity:P6.00 – – – – – 150,000
Date of Issue:January 22, 2004
Last Day of Sale:January 22, 2005 (as stock allows)
Sheet Composition:50 (10 x 5)
Size of Stamps:40mm x 30mm
Printing Process:Litho-Offset ( 4 colors )
Paper:Imported Unwatermarked
Printer:Amstar Company, Inc.
Layout Artists:Prof. Jessica Buan-Dalit
Alfonso V. Divina
Graphic Designer:Archt. Gloria B..Teodoro
Designs:The PUP MAIN BUILDING – PUP Mabini Campus is now a vibrant compound of almost 20 hectares of land that features facilities fit for a pleasant academic pursuit. The original building, previously intend to be a two-story tenement housing project, has now risen to a fourwing and six-story main building complimenting the enchanced campus environment. The complex speaks of the university’s potential to expand, renovate, and build on a grander scale. The OLD LEPANTO BUILDING – the first school building bearing witness to PUP’s origin as a small clerical school. CENTENNIAL MONUMENT – symbolizes the commemoration of 100th Foundation. The CENTENNIAL LOGO – is an emblem of noble and glorious past, a living testimony to the University population’s adherence to the beautiful traits of loyalty, integrity, love of peace, commitment to service, and undying love of and devotion to God – essential attributes in the pursuit of academic excellence and progress in the span of one hundred years, 1904-2004.

Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting 22 January 2004 at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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