The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a stamp to commemorate the 500th birth anniversary of Fr. Andres de Urdaneta and also the Philippine – Spanish Friendship Day.... Read More | Share it now!

Stamps featuring Fr. Andres de Urdaneta and also the Philippine – Spanish Friendship Day

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a stamp to commemorate the 500th birth anniversary of Fr. Andres de Urdaneta and also the Philippine – Spanish Friendship Day.

Kind of Issue: Commemorative
Denomination & Quantity: P7 – – – 35,000
Date of Issue: June 26, 2008
Last Day of Sale: June 25, 2009 (As stock allows)
Sheet Composition: 50 (10 x 5)
Size of Stamps: 30mm x 40 mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer: National Historical Institute
Design: Photo of Fr. Fray de Urdaneta and monument, plus Friendship Day logo with Philippine and Spanish flags

Fr. Fray de Urdaneta was a Spanish Augustinian friar, sail captain and explorer who was in the Legaspi Expedition that left Spain for the Philippines on Novembe 21, 1564 on board the ship Capitana that sailed along with the galleons San Pablo and San Pedro and the tenders of San Juan and San Lucas. Read more

The stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting June 26,2008 at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and at all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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