Stamps featuring the Philippines-China Diplomatic Relations

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a set of stamps to publicize the 25th Year of Philippines-China Diplomatic Relations.

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination & Quantity: P 5.00 – – – – – – 10,000,000
P11.00 – – – – -100,000
Souvenir Sheet: P16.00 – – – – – 20,000
Date of Issue: May 8,2000
Last Day of Sale: November 8, 2000
Sheet Composition: 75,000 of each denomination in sheets of 10 (2 x 5)
25, 000 sets in uncut joined sheets of 20 (10 of each denomination)
Size of Stamps: 30mm x 40mm
Size of Souvenir Sheet: 100 mm x 60 mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer: Jon Felix F. Malinis
Design Concept: Antonio D.A. Claro
Design Coordinator: Aileen S. Mendiola
Graphic Artist: Edgar P. Patricio
Designs: The Philippine Sarimanok, Chinese Phoenix, Banaue Rice Terraces and Great Wall of China over a blue background to portray the two countries’ desire for peace in the new millennium. The silver color symbolizes the 25th Year of Diplomatic Relations.

Stamps., Souvenir Sheets and Official First Day Covers will be available starting 08 May 2000 at the Philatelic Division, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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