Stamps featuring the Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a stamp to commemorate the Centennial of the Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation.

Kind of Issue: Commemorative
Denomination & Quantity: P 5.00 – – – – – – 50, 000
Date of Issue: February 2, 2000
Last Day of Sale: August 2, 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: Michael T. Dizon
Design: Old & New Manila Bulletin Building
(Photo provided by Pinggot Zulueta) 

Manila Bulletin, which was first published by American teacher Carson C. Taylor and circulated in Manila on February 2, 1900 as the Daily Bulletin, ls the oldest newspaper in the country today. Read more.

Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting 02 February 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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