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
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Layout Artist: Alfonso V. Divina
Designers: 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.

 

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