Stamps featuring the Kennon Road

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a stamp to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the arrival of the first group of Japanese workers for the construction of Kennon Road.

Kind of Issue: Commemorative
Denomination & Quantity: P5.00 – – – – – 80,000
Date of Issue: February 20, 2003
Last Day of Sale: May 20, 2003
Sheet Composition: 50 (5 x 10)
Size of Stamp: 40mm x 30mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Layout Artist: Alfonso V. Divina
Design: Photo of Kennon Road

The famous Benguet Road, better known far and wide as Kennon Road, is one of the best mountain roads in the world. Named after Major Lyman M. Kennon, the ultimate builder of the road, it stands as a tribute to Major Kennon's engineering skill and knowledge and excellent understanding of human nature. Read more.

Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting 22 January 2003 at the Philatelic Division, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.


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