Stamps featuring the Technological University of the Philippines

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a stamp to commemorate the Centennial Anniversary of the Technological University of the Philippines.

Kind of Issue: Commemorative
Denomination & Quantity: P5.00 – – – – – 75,000
Date of Issue: August 20, 2001
Last Day of Sale: November 20, 2001
Sheet Composition: 50 (5 x 10)
Size of Stamp: 40mm x 30mm
Perforation 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer Amstar Company, Inc.
Designers: Prof. Johannes P. del Valle
Prof. Rafael P. Ignacio
Design Coordinator: Dr. Florida C. Labugen
Graphic Artist: Edgar P. Patricio
Design: TUP logo tilted to a rotating motion signifying the dynamic expertise of coping with ihe ever-changing demands of technological education

Established in 1901, the Technological University of the Philippines, now in its Centennial Year, marks its influence of one hundred years on national and global concerns.

Technological University of the Philippines was first known as the Manila Trade School which later became the Philippine School of Arts and Trades (PSAT). On June 17, 1959 the PSAT was converted into the Philippine College of Arts and Trades (PCAT) under RA No.2237. After 19 years, the college was elevated into the Technological University of the Philippines by virtue of PD No. 1518 on June 11 ,1978. Read more.

Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting 20 August 2001 at the Philatelic Division,Liwasang, Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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