Stamps featuring Celebrating Valentine’s Day

Romance is in the mail.

The Philippine Postal Corporation (Philpost) will play cupid as well as issue stamps to celebrate Valentine’s Day this February 14.

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination & Quantity: Php7.00 / 70,000 pieces
Date of Issue: January 25, 2010
Last date of Sale: January 24, 2011 (or as stocks allow)
Sheet Composition: 40 (4 x 10)
Size of Stamp : 30 mm x 40 mm.
Size: 30 mm x 40 mm.
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer: Corazon T. Loza Evangeline V. Flores (On-the-Job Trainee)
Design/s: Cupid with his bow and arrow With the text, “Shower the World with Love” Highlighted by the words “I love you” in many Languages and “Happy Valentine’s Day Cupid scattering petals with the text, “Mahal Kita” and “Happy Valentine’s Day”

Valentine’s Day in the Philippines is synonymous with red roses (usually at a higher price than the usual), red shirts (for those who are looking for partners), crowded movie houses and restaurants, and of course, public plazas turned into lovers lane.

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