Stamps featuring the Philippine Centennial Prestige Booklets

Due to operational requirements and to dispose of the Philippine Centennial Prestige Booklets issued in 1998 which are being sold at a 50{1104248511d637c6a51014dcaacb77de829b1de96a4faa7392b7bed9a15aa427} premium over face values and which includes 5 booklet panes with denominations that are mosHy obsolete by now, the Philippine Postal Corporation will issue four stamps from the booklets surcharged to current intemational mail rates.

Denomination and Quantity: P17 on P4 244,600
P17 on P8 244,600
P22 on P16 Rizal 61,150
P220n P16 Bonifacio 61,150
Date of Issue: November 11, 2003
Last Day of Sale: May 11, 2004
Sheet Composition: Four (4) ons (2×2)
Size of Stamp: 40 mm x 30 mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process (for overprint): Letterpress (1 color)
Printer (for overprint): APO Production Unit, Inc.
The 5 booklet panes were detached from the booklets along the rouletting at left and the panes with a block of 4 P4 stamps, a P16 Rizal stamp, a P16 Bonifacio stamp and a block of 4 P8 stamps were surcharged with the new values. Read more.
The surcharged stamps and official first day covers will be available starting November 11, 2003 at the Philatelic Division, Door 203 and at the stamp windows of the Manila CPO, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila.


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