Stamps featuring the Rats and Mice found in Luzon Island

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a set of stamps and a souvenir sheet featuring rats and mice found in Luzon Island.

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination & Quantities: P7 – – – – 100,000 (4 designs)
Sheet Composition: 16 (4 x 4)
Size of Stamps: 40mm x 30mm (perforated 40mm x 70mm (Imperforated stamp in Souvenir Sheet)
Size of Souvenir Sheet: 115mm x 85mm
Date of Issue: March 7, 2008
Last Day of Issue: March 6, 2009 (as stock allows)
Perforation: 14 (except the P20 in the Souvenir Sheet which is imperforated)
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer and Graphic Artist: Corazon T. Loza
Design Coordinator: Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak T.
Maria Josefa S. Veluz
Designs: Rats and mice (Photos provided by the National Museum courtesy of Dr. Lawrence R. Heaney,
Director Corazon Alvina, Velizar Simeonovski (artist) and Dr. Virgilio Palpal-Iatoc, Chief of Zoology Division).  .

The stamps, souvenir sheets and Official First Day Covers will be available starting March 7, 2008 at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and at all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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