Stamps featuring the Philippine Mountains

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a set of topical stamps and souvenir sheets featuring Philippine Mountains.

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination & Quantity: P6.00 – – – – – 200,000
Souvenir Sheet P24.00 – – – – – 12,500
Date of Issue June 16, 2003
Last Day of Sale September 16, 2003 (stock allows)
Sheet Composition   16 (4 x 4)
Size of Stamp  40mm x30mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer   Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer Jesus Alfredo D. del os Santos
Design Coordinators Jimmy Ang
Design: Philippine Mountains

Mt. Makiling is a favorite destination for mountain climbers and hikers. One can climb the 1,247-meter-high mountain and hike to its natural hot springs on its slope via the access road through the UP Los Banos campus. A trail continues to Mt. Makiling's summit. Many resorts in Los Banos and Calamba, Laguna have harnessed hot waters from volcanic mud and channeled them into baths where people come for medicinal cures. Read more.

Stamps, Souvenir Sheet and Official First Day Covers will be available starting 16 June 2003 at the Philatelic Division, Dor 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.


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