Stamps featuring the First Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a set of stamps to commemorate the First Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day (Primer Ora de la Amistad Hispano-Filipina).

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination & Quantity: P6.00 – – – – – 50,000
P22.00 – – – – – 50,000
Date of Issue: June 30, 2003
Last Day of Sale: September 30, 2003
Sheet Composition: 50 (10 x 5)
Size of Stamps: 30mm x 40mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Project Coordinators: Augusto V. de Viana
Antonio D.A. Claro
Design Coordinators: Angel Gonzales Lara
Frances Arespacochaga
Alfonso V. Divina
Design: The Picasso Painting was provided by Instituto Cervantes de Espana and the Joya Painting by the Bangko Sentral Ng Pilipinas

Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day (Ora de la Amistad Hispano-Filipina) is celebrated on the 30th of June of each year. It was declared under Republic Act No. 9187, authored by Senator Edgardo J. Angara and was enacted last February 2003, to commemorate the cultural and historical ties, friendship and cooperation between the Philippines and Spain. Read more.

Stamps and Official First Day Cover will be available starting 30 June 2003 at the Philatelic Division, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.


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