Stamps featuring the Year of the Snake

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue the 10th set in the “New Year’s greetings” stamp series, to usher in 2001, the year of the Snake, according to the Chinese Zodiac.

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination & Quantities: 5.00 – – – – – 60,000
11.00 – – – – – 60,000
Souvenir Sheet (Perforated): 16.00 – – – – – 20,000
Souvenir Sheet (Imperforated): 16.00 – – – – – 20,000
Sheet Composition: 120 on (5 x 4)
Size of Stamps: 40 mm x 30 mm
Size of Souvenir Sheet: 98mm x 88mm
Date of Issue: December 1, 2000
Last Day of Issue: March 1, 2001 (as stock allows)
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer: Rufe A. Goco
Layout Artist: Alfonso V. Divina
Graphic Artist: Edgar P. Patricio
Designs: All references provided by Lourdes Tolentino of Public Recreation Bureau, Manila Zoo

Stamps, Souvenir Sheets and Official First Day Covers will be available starting 01 December 2000 at the Philatelic Division, Money Order Building, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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