Stamps featuring the Year of the Pig

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue the third set in the second cycle of the New Year’s Greetings stamps series, to usher in 2007, the Year of the Pig, according to the Chinese Zodiac.

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination & Quantities: P 7  — (10-on) 25,000; (20-on) 25,000
P20 — (10-on) 25,000; (20-on) 25,000
Date of Issue: December 8, 2006
Last Day of Issue: December 7, 2007 (as stock allows)
Size of Stamps: 140 mm X 30 mm
Size of Souvenir Sheet: 135 mm x 80 mm
Sheet Composition: 20 (5×4) and 10(2×5
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Designers: Jesus Alfredo D. Delos Santos
Richard Alien M.  Baron
Design Coordinator: Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak
Design: Graphic Presentations of Pig.

Stamps, Souvenir Sheets, and Official First Day Covers will be available starting December 8, 2006 at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and at all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation

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