Stamps featuring the Native Orchids

ln view of the upcoming change in domestic airmail rate to P8, the Philippine Postal Corporation will issue some new denominations in the native orchids definitive series to meet operational needs.

Kind of Issue: Definitive
Denomination & Quantities: P 1.00 – 1,000,000
2.00 – 20,000,000
5.00 – 20,000,000
8.00 – 15,000,000
Date of Issue: P 1.00 & P 5,00 – March 9, 2004
2.00 & P 8.00 – April 1, 2004
Sheet Composition: 100 (10 x 10)
Size of Stamps: 22m x 25mm
Perforation 14 1/4
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer APO Production Unit, Inc.
Layout Artist: Alfonso V. Divina
Designs: Native Ph ilippine Orch ids (Photographs taken from the Book, ‘Native Philippine Orchids” by Nans N, Fessel and Peter Balzer, Times Edition, Paciencia P Milan, Program Director, VISCA-GTZ Applied Tropical Ecology Program and President, Leyte State University). The book is provided by Cesar Apolonio

Stamps and Official Day Covers will be available starting their respective date of issue at the philatelic Series, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine postal Corporation

Trivia about the Native Orchids

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