Stamps featuring the GMA Network, Inc.

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a stamp to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of GMA Network, lnc.

Kind of Issue: Commemorative
Denomination & Quantity: P5.00 – 50,000
Date of Issue: March 1, 2000
Last Day of Sale: September 1, 2000
Sheet Composition: 50 (5 x 10)
Size of Stamps: 40mm x 30mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer: Excelso R. Divino
Design Coordinator: Rodrigo C. Cornejo
Designs Dominantly gold in color to accentuate the Network's 50th year of service. The TV set and prominent rainbow logo accentuate the significance of broadcasting and the important role played by GMA as a major broadcast committed to work "in the service of man, for the glory of God." 

GMA Network, Inc. (formerly Republic Broadcasting System) began radio operations on March 1, 1950 and TV operations on October 29, 1961. From one radio station in 1950 and one TV station in 1960 in Manila, GMA will operate by the end of 1999 a total of 54 VHF TV stations, 30 UHF TV stations, and 63 AM radio and FM radio stations all over the country. Read more.

Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting 01 March 2000 at the Philatelic Division, Money Order Building, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.


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