Stamps featuring Native Philippine Orchids II

To cope with the expected increase in mail volume during the holidays, the Philippine Postal Corporation will issue more P6.00 local – rate stamps, with 4 new designs added to the current native orchids definitive series.

Kind of Issue: Definitive
Denomination and Quantities: P 6.00 – 12,000,000
Sheet Composition: 100 (10×10)
Size of Stamps: 22mm x 25mm
Date of Issue: December 20, 2004
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: APO Production Unit, Inc.
Layout Artist: Alfonso V. Divina
Designs: Native    Philippine    Orchids (Photographs taken from the Book, “Native Philippine Orchids” by
Nans N. Fessel and Peter Balzer, Times Edition, Paciencia P. Milan, Program Director,
VISCA-GTZ Applied Tropical Ecology Program and President, Leyte State University). The book
is provided by Cesar Apolonio.

The new definitives and official first day cover will be available starting December 20, 2004 at the Philatelic service, Rm. 203 Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all regional offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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