Stamps featuring the House of Representatives

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a stamp to honor the House of Representatives.

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination & Quantity: P5.00 – – – – – 50,000
Date of Issue: October 15, 2000
Last Day of Sale: April 15, 2001 (as stock allows)
Sheet Composition: 50 (10 x 5)
Size of Stamp: 30mm x 40mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer: Director Clemente Sarte
Layout Artist: Alfonso V. Divina
Design Coordinator: Edmund C. Bautista
Design: Congress in Session

The history of the Philippine legislative system began with the unicameral Malolos Congress during the short-lived Philippine Republic of 1898-1899. In 1901, an all-American appointed Philippine Commission was established which evolved into a bicameral, Filipino-controlled legislature created by the Jones Act of 1916. This lasted until November 1935 when the Commonwealth Government was inaugurated. Read more.


Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting 15 October 2000 at the Philatelic Division, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.


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