Stamps featuring the opening of the XXVIII Olympic Games in Athens, Greece

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a set of stamps and a souvenir sheet to publicize the opening of the XXVIII Olympic Games in Athens, Greece on August 13, 2004.

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination & Quantities: P6.00 – – – – – – – 100,000
7.00 – – – – – – –   50,000
21.00 – – – – – – –   50,000
22.00 – – – – – – –   50,000
2.00 – – – – – – –   12,500
Sheet Composition: 50(5 x 10)
Size of Stamps: 40mm x 30mm
Size of Souvenir Sheet: 60mm x 60mm
Date of Issue: August 13, 2004
Last Day of Issue: August 12, 2005 (as stock allows)
Perforation: 13 1/2
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Layout Artist: Alfonso V. Divina
Design Coordinator: Victorino Z. Serevo
Designs: Shooting, taekwondo, swimming, archery and boxing.

Stamps, Souvenir Sheets and Official First Day Covers will be available starting 13 August 2004 at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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