Stamps featuring the Philippine National Artists

The Philippine Postal Corporation is coming up with the National Stamp Collecting Month stamps featuring National Artists Series, which will be issued on November 10, 2010. It is classified as a “Special” kind of issue with a denomination of P 7.00 and quantity of 100,000 pieces. Also to be issued are souvenir sheets of the late action star Fernando Poe, Jr., with a denomination of P 21.00 and 5,000 pieces.

The following National Artists are featured in the NSCM special stamps:

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination & Quantity: Php7.00 / 100,000 pieces


Date of Issue: November 10, 2010
Last date of Sale: November 9, 2011 (or as stocks allow)
Sheet Composition:  16 on
Size of Stamp : 40 mm x 30 mm.
Souvenir Sheet: Php21.00 / 5,000 pieces
Size of Souvenir Sheet: 135 mm. x 80 mm.
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer: Jesus Alfredo D. Delos Santos
Reynaldo Baylon (OJTrainee)
John Paul Patetico (OJTrainee)
Design Coordinator: Jimmy Ang
Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak
Mary Grace Poe-Llamanzares
Elenita D.L. San Diego
Layout Artist (for Souvenir Sheet) Victorino Z. Serevo
Designs: Prominent photos of the National Artists and
Fields of arts they are known for
Souvenir Sheets: Movie posters of
Fernando Poe, Jr.- National Artist for Film.




Carlos Quirino – is best known for his early biography of Jose Rizal. He also wrote several works on Philippine history and biographies of President Manuel Quezon and the painter Damian Domingo. In 1997 he was recognised as a National Artist of the Philippines for Historical Literature.

Leonor Orosa Goquingco – was a Filipino national artist in creative dance. She could play the piano, draw, design scenery and costumes, sculpt, act, direct, dance and choreograph. Her pen name was Cristina Luna and she was known as Trailblazer, Mother of Philippine Theater Dance and Dean of Filipino Performing Arts Critics. She died on July 15 2005 of “cardiac arrest secondary to cerebro-vascular accident” at the age of 87. Read more


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