Stamps featuring the Surgeonfish
The Philippine Postal Corporation (Philpost) has come up with the Surgeonfish stamps, which was issued last January 20, 2011. It is classified as a “Definitive” kind of issue with a denomination of P 3.00 and quantity of 3,000,000 pieces.
|Kind of Issue:||Definitive|
|Denomination & Quantity:||Php3.00 / 3,000,000 pieces|
|Date of Issue:||January 20, 2011|
|Size of Stamp :||25 mm x 22 mm|
|Souvenir Sheet:||Php28.00 / 5,000 pieces|
|Size:||130 mm x 75 mm|
|Printing Process:||Litho offset (4 colors)|
|Printer:||Amstar Company, Inc.|
|Designer:||On-the-Job Trainees from Technological University of the Philippines (TUP) Batch Dec.-
March 2011, as supervised by Victorino Serevo, In-charge, Stamps Design Section.
|Designs:||Surgeon Fish (Acanthurus lineatus; Acanthuridae’)
Surgeon fishes are named after the scalpel-like
blade that folds into a groove on each side of the tail base.