Stamps featuring the La Consolacion College Manila
The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a stamp to commemorate the Centennial of La Consolacion College Manila.
|Kind of Issue:||Commemorative|
|Denomination and Quantity:||P5.00 – – – – – 100,000|
|Date of Issue:||April 12, 2002|
|Last Day of Sale:||July 12, 2002|
|Sheet Composition:||50 (5 x 10)|
|Size of Stamps:||40mm x 30mm|
|Printing Process:||Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)|
|Printer:||Amstar Company, Inc.|
|Layout Artist:||Alfonso V. Divina|
Jesus Alfredo D. de los Santos
Alfonso V. Divina
|Design Coordinator:||Norma M. Compuesto|
|Graphic Artist:||Edgar P. Patricio|
|Design:||Facade of La Consolacion College Manila two-storey buildings inaugurated on the feast day of Our Lady of Assumption, 15th of August 1927.|
March 1, 1883 marked the inauguration of the ministerial services of the Augustinian Sisters of Our Lady of Consolacion (ASOLC) in the Philippines. It was dedicated to care for forty orphans left by the 1882 cholera epidemic and was spearheaded by Sor Rita Barcelo y Pages, the Foundress and Sor Joaquina Barcelo, the co-Foundress. They then took care of the education of twelve colegialas in Mandaluyong, Rizal. Read more.
Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting April 12, 2002 at the Philatelic Division, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.