Stamps featuring the PHILAKOREA 2002 World Stamp Exhibition

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a set of two souvenir sheets to publicize the country's participation in PHILAKOREA 2002 World Stamp Exhibition to be held in Seoul, South Korea on August 2-11,2002.

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination and Quantity: P22.00 (perforated) 24,000
Souvenir Sheet: (imperforate) 8,000
Date of Issue: August 2, 2002
Last Day of Sale: November 2, 2002
Size of Stamp: 30mm x 40mm
Perforation: 14
Size of Souvenir Sheets: 97mm x 97mm
Printing Process: Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Layout Artist: Alfonso V. Divina
Graphic Artist: Edgar P. Patricio
Designs: Image of Gautama Buddha with a World Peace Tower Stupa and photograph of tanguil waters nibbling the mangroves.

With the successful staging of World Cup 2002 still reverberating in the Korean Peninsula, PHILAKOREA 2002 comes as "Culture World Cup," created amidst the philatelic spirit of "love, harmony, participation, and progress." PHILAKOREA 2002 World Stamp Exhibition "represents the enrichment of our daily lives through the pursuit of the serene pleasure of a hobby that all family can enjoy together." Read more.


Stamps, Souvenir Sheets and Official First Day Covers will be available starting August 2, 2002 at the Philatelic Division, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation. Due to its limited quantity, the imperforate souvenir sheet can be availed of with the purchase of 3 perforated ones.


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