Stamps featuring the Philippines – Korea Diplomatic Relations

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a pair of stamp in celebration of the 60th Anniversary of Philippines – Korea Diplomatic Relations.

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination and Quantity: P7 — 70,000
Date of Issue: March 3, 2009
Last Date of Issue: March 2, 2010 (As stocks allow)
Sheet Composition: 10 (2×5)
Size of Stamps: 40mm x 30mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)
Paper: Amstar Company, Inc.
Design Coordinator Victorino Serevo (Philippines)
Desegner Sojeong KIM (Korea)
Designs: Panagbenga Flower Festival
Sonori (Cow Play) in Hangawi

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Philippines bilateral relations with Korea. Korea is one of the Philippines' largest trading partners. The mutual understanding of Philippines and Korea is shown when the Armed Forces of the Philippines helped fight Korea and its allies during the Korean War better known as Philippine Expedition Forces to Korea (PEFTOK) under the United Nations command with Gen. Douglas McArthur, as commanding general. Read more



The Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting March 3, 2009 at the Postage and Philatelic Department, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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