Stamps featuring Marikina, the Shoe Capital of the Philippines

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a stamp to promote Marikina, the Shoe Capital of the Philippines, as a “must see” tourist destination in the country.

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination and Quantity: P5.00 – – – – – 150,000
Date of Issue: October 15, 2002
Last Day of Sale: January 15, 2003
Sheet Composition: 50 (5 x 10)
Size of Stamp: 40mm x 30mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Layout Artist: Alfonso V. Divina
Graphic Artist: Edgar P. Patricio
Desgn: Sentrong Pangkultura ng Marikina
Kapitan Moy Building, Seal and oversized
leather shoe

Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting 15 October 2002 at the Philatelic Division, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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