Stamps featuring the Year of the Dog

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue the second set in cycle of the New Year’s Greetings Stamp series, to usher in 2006, the New Year of the Dog, according to the Chinese Zodiac.

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination & Quantities P6.00(10-on) – – – – 25,000
P6.00(20-on) – – – – 25,000
P17.00(10-on) – – – 25,000
P17.00(20-on) – – – 25,000
Date of Issue December 1, 2005
Sheet Composition 100(10×10)
Last day of Sale November 30, 2006
Sheet Composition 20(5×4) and 10(2×5)
Size of Stamps 40mm x 30mm
Souvenir Sheet P46.00—– 12,000
Size of Souvenir Sheet 98mm x 88mm
Perforation 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer Amstar Company, Inc..
Designer Jesus Alfredo D. Delos Santos
Design Shih Tzu (P6.00) and German Shepherd (P17.00)

Stamps, Souvenir Sheets and Official First Day Covers will be available starting December 1, 2005 at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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