Stamps featuring the 150 years Philippines-Switzerland Relations

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a set of stamps to commemorate the 150 years Philippines-Switzerland Relations,

Kind of Issue: Commemorative
Denomination and Quantity: P5.00 – – – – – 50,000
15.00 – – – – – 50,000
Souvenir Sheet: 15.00 – – – – – 12,500
Date of Issue: November 26, 2001
Last Day of Sale: February 26, 2002
Sheet Composition: 35,000 of each denomination in sheets of 10 (2×5)
15,000 sets in uncut joined sheets of 20 (10 of each)
Size of Stamp: 30mm x 40mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Layout Artist: Alfonso V. Divina
Design Coordinator: Nathalie A. Fajardo
Graphic Artist: Edgar P. Patricio
Design: Monument of Dr. Jose Rizal, William Tell, Mavon
Volcano, Matterhorn and Philippines and
Switzerland Flag
(Mayon Volcano and Jose Rizal Monument
photos from Filipinas Heritage Library)

Stamps, Souvenir Sheets and Official First Day Covers will be available starting 26 November  2001 at the Philatelic Division, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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