Stamps featuring the “FILIPINAS 2004” Stamp Exhibition

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue 3 more souvenir sheets to publicize the “FILIPINAS 2004” Stamp Exhibition, which¬†celebrates the 150th anniversary of the first Philippine postage stamps. These will be issued one per day during the 3-day show.

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination & Quantity: P22.00 – – – – – 10,000 each
Date of Issue: No.4 – January 30, 2004
No.5 – January 31, 2004
No.6 – February 1, 2004
Last Days of Sale: No.4 – January 30, 2005 (as stock allows)
No.5 – January 31, 2005 (as stock allows)
No.6 – February 1, 2005 (as stock allows)
Size of Stamps: 80mm x30mm
Size of Souvenir Sheets: 140mm x 80mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Design Coordinator: Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak
Designer: David U. Dujunco
Designs: (stamps) – First set of Spanish-Philippines stamps and 150th anniversary logo (right margin of souvenir sheets) FILIPINAS 2004 logo &
No.4 – stamp and souvenir sheet issued in 1997 for the 50th anniversary of the Stamp & Philatelic Division
No.5 – souvenir sheet issued in 1999 for the 25th anniversary of the International Philippine Philatelic Society {lPPS) and stamps issued in 2000 for the 50th anniversary of the APO Philatelic Society
No.6 – souvenir sheets issued in 2001 for the 50th anniversary of the Philippine Chinese Philatelic Society (PCPS)

The 3 souvenir sheets and official first day covers will be available starting on their respective first day of issue at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila, the exhibition site in SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City, and all regional offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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