Stamps featuring the University of the Philippines (UP)

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a series of stamps and souvenir sheets to commemorate the centennial of the University of the Philippines (UP).

Kind of Issue: Commemorative
Denomination and Quantity: P7 – – – 100,000 (4 designs) (P 160) special sheetlet of 16 with foil stamping – – – 4,400
Souvenir Sheet: P28 – – – 6,000 (P50) with foil stamping – – – 7,000
Date of Issue: June 18, 2008
Last Day of Sale: June 17,2009 (as stock allows)
Sheet Composition: 40 (4 x 10) and 16 (4 x 4)
Size of Stamps: 40mmx30mm
Size of Souvenir Sheet: 181mmx75mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)
Paper: Amstar Company, Inc. Holotek Enterprises (for the foil stamping)
Graphic Designer: Corazon T. Loza
Design Coordinator: Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak
Layout Artist: Richard Allen Baron / Robinson C. Cruza
Artist: Alfred Rey B. Capiral College of Fine Arts, UP Diliman
Designs:  UP Ohlation by Guillermo Tolentino UP Carillon by Juan Nakpil UP Centennial Logo UP Seal

The stamps, souvenir sheets and Official First Day Cover will be available starting June 18, 2008 at the Philatelic Services, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and at all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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