Stamps featuring the Philippines’ participation at the XXIX Beijing Olympics

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a set of 4 stamps to publicize the Philippines' participation at the XXIX Beijing Olympics.

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination & Quantities: P7 — 50,000
P20—50, 000
P24—50,000
P26—50,000
Sheet Composition: 10 (2 x 5) for 4,112 sets; with 888 sets in uncut joined sheets of
20 (P7 and P20 joined, P24 and P26 joined)
Size of Stamps: 30 mm x 40 mm
Date of Issue: August 8, 2008
Last Day of Issue: August 7, 2009 (As stock allows)
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Designers: Jesus Alfredo Delos Santos
Dane Marvin J. Bastes
Marvin S. Zoleta
Graphic Designers: Jesus Alfredo Delos Santos
Noel Henry A. Siatela
Marvin S. Zoleta
Design Coordinators: Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak T.
Corazon T. Loza
Designs: P7-Archery
P20- Taekwondo
P24-Equestrian
P26-Weight lifting  

The Beijing 2008 Olympic Games emblem" Chinese Seal, Dancing Beijing" is filled with Beijing's hospitality and hopes and carries the city to the world. It is a symbol of trust and an expression of self-confidence, standing for the solemn yet sacred promise that Beijing, the host city of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games has made to the world and to all mankind. Read more

 

 

The stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting August 8, 2008 at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and at all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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