Stamps featuring Senator Blas F. Ople

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a special stamp honoring the late Senator Blas F. Ople.

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination and Quantity: P6.00 – – – – – 35,000
Date of Issue: July 28, 2005
Last Day of Sale: July 27, 2006 (as stock allows)
Sheet Composition: 50 (10 x 5)
Size of Stamp: 30mm x 40mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Design Coordinators: Alfredo G. Rosario
Bella R. Robles
Design Concept: Malang Santos
Graphic Artist: Richard Allen M. Baron
Design: Portrait of Blas F. Ople
Blas F. Ople was elected to the Senate in 1992 and reelected in 1998. Previous to his term in the Senate, he was technical assistant to President Ramon Mag_saysay, member of the Social Security Commission, labor secretary, member of the Batasan Pambansa (National Parliament), member of the Constitutiohal Commission that wrote’the 1987 Philippine Constitution. His last position was as secretary of foreign affairs. Read more.
Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting 28 July 2005 at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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