Stamps featuring the 500th birth anniversary of Miguel Lopez de Legazpi

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a stamp to commemorate the 500th birth anniversary of Miguel Lopez de Legazpi.

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination & Quantity: P6.00 – – – – – – 100,000
Date of Issue: August 20, 2004
Last Day of Sale: August 19, 2005 (as stock allows)
Sheet Composition: 50 (10 x 5)
Size of Stamps: 30mm x 40mm
Size of Souvenir Sheet: 94mm x 100mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Design Coordinators: Augusta V. de Viana
Layout Artist: Alfonso V. Divina
Designs: For the stamp : “SANDUGO” by Carlos V. Francisco, 1938
(For the FDC Cachet design: “Blood Compact” by Napoleon Abueva, 1997)

Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting 20 August 2004 at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio

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