Stamps featuring the Battle of Pulang Lupa
The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a stamp to commemorate the Centennial of the Battle of Pulang Lupa.
|Kind of Issue:||Commemorative|
|Denomination & Quantity:||P5.00 – – – – – 50,000|
|Date of Issue||June 12, 2000|
|Last Day of Sale||December 12, 2000|
|Sheet Composition||50 (10 x 5)|
|Size of Stamp||30mm x 40mm|
|Size of Souvenir Sheet||140mm x 84mm|
|Printing Process:||Litho-Offset (4 colors)|
|Printer||Amstar Company, Inc.|
|Layout Artist:||Alfonso V. Divina|
|Design Coordinator||Carminda R. Arevalo|
|Graphic Designer||Edgar P. Patricio|
|Designs:||Memorial Monument at the actual site of Battle of Pulang Lupa|
In the early morning of September 13, 1900, Captain Devereaux Shields led 51 soldiers of Company F,Twenty-ninth U.S. Infantry in reconnoitering the mountains near Torrijos town, Marinduque. After three hours of hiking, the company's vanguard stumbles upon a revolutionary camp and fires at it. Too late, they realize that they are almost completely encircled by guerillas hiding 300 yards to the north. Read more.