Stamps featuring the Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL)
The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a series of 3 souvenir sheets featuring ethnic weavings and traditional crafts of the Cultural Communities among whom Summer Institute of Linguistics has served on the occasion of its 50th Anniversary in the Philippines on February 28, 2003.
|Kind of Issue:||Commemorative|
|Denomination & Quantity:||
Blue Souvenir Sheet – P22.00 — 60,000 pcs.
Green Souvenir Sheet – P44.00 — 60,000 pcs.
Red Souvenir Sheet – P44.00 — 60,000pcs.
|Date of Issue:||February 28, 2003|
|Last Day of Issue:||May 28, 2003|
|Sheet Composition:||Four (4) ons (2×2)|
|Size of Stamp:||40mm x 30mm|
|Printing Process:||Litho-Offset (4 colors)|
|Printer:||Amstar Company, Inc.|
Rex & Jean Lieffers
|Graphic Artist:||Darwin Bayani|
|Design Coordinator:||Anton Claro|
Fifty years ago, the first Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL) linguists arrived in the Philippines at the invitation of President Ramon Magsaysay and others. Twenty years later, SIL achieved the distinction of receiving the Magsaysay Award for International Understanding. Today SIL is recognized as an international NGO in consultative status with UNESCO and the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. Read more.