Stamps featuring the First Philippine Assembly
The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue as set of two stamps to commemorate the First Philippine Assembly Centennial.
|Kind of Issue:||Special|
|Denomination and Quantities:||
P7 – – – 40,000 pcs. (Grand Opera House)
P7 – – – 40,000 pcs. (Ayuntamiento de Manila)
|Date of Issue:||October 16, 2007|
|Last Day of Sale:||October 15, 2008 (as stocks allow)|
|Size of Stamps:||40mm x30mm|
|Sheet Composition:||50 (5 x 10)|
|Printing Process:||Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)|
|Printer:||Amstar Company, Inc.|
Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak T.
Corazon T. Loza
|Designer/Graphic Artist:||Randolph E. Siscar|
|Design:||Grand Opera House and Ayuntamiento de Manila|
The Philippine Assembly was established in the Philippines pursuant to the Act of Congress of July 1, 1902 otherwise known as the Philippine Bill of 1902. A general election of members of the Philippine Assembly was held on July 30, 1907. The Nacionalista Party, the party that advocated "immediate and complete independence" headed by Sergio Osrnefia, captured the majority of the 80-seat Assembly. Read more.