The 25th Anniversary of EDSA People Power Revolution Commemorative Stamps

 

In commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution, the Philippine Postal Corporation has come up with a set of commemorative stamps which was issued last August 1, 2011.

 

souvenir sheet:

 

 

back view:

 

individual stamps:

The technical description of the 25th Anniversary of EDSA People Power Revolution stamps are as follows: (source)

Kind of Issue: Commemorative

Denomination and Quantity: Php7.00 / 120,000 pieces

Date of Issue: August 1, 2011

Last date of Sale: July 31, 2012 (or as stocks allow)

Size: 40 mm x 30 mm

Sheet Composition: 40

Souvenir Sheet: Php 56.00 / 7,000 pieces

Size of Souvenir Sheet: 120 mm. x 175 mm.

Perforation: 14

Printing process: Litho offset

Paper: Imported Unwatermarked

Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.

Designers: Jesus Alfredo Delos Santos
Reynaldo Alejandro, OJT, TUP

Design Layout Artists:
(Stamps): Victorino Z. Serevo
(Souvenir Sheet): Jesus Alfredo Delos Santos

Design Coordinator: Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak
Cris Carrion, Spirit of EDSA Foundation

Designs: Profile photos of President Corazon C. Aquino
and Jaime Cardinal Sin with the scenes then from the People Power Revolution at EDSA, 25 years ago.

Commemorative Stamps: Goethe-Institut Philippinen 50th Anniversary

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Goethe-Institut Philippinen, the Philippine Postal Corporation has released a set of stamps classified as a ‘commemorative’ kind of issue with a denomination of P7.00 and a quantity of 172,000 pieces. The German Cultural Center in the Philippines’ anniversary coincided with the celebration of the 150th birth anniversary of Jose Rizal.

The set is composed of four stamps with designs that pay homage to the legacy of Jose Rizal and acknowledge the German-Philippines relations to which Rizal has made lasting contributions.

 

 

 

The first stamp features a Jose Rizal statue in Wilhelmsfeld, Germany. The second features a fountain from Wilhelmsfeld, Germany. The fountain, the same one from Jose Rizal used to drink from when he was in Germany, has been donated to the Philippines and is now part of the Noli Me Tangere Gardens at the Rizal Park. The third stamp is of the Jose Rizal residence in Germany and the street named after him – Jose Rizal StraBe. The fourth stamp features the colors of the Philippines and German flags. It symbolizes the profound and continuing friendship between the two countries.

The Goethe-Institut Philippinen 50th Anniversary Commemorative Stamps were launched last June 19. 2011.

Rizal @ 150 Commemorative Stamps

 

The Philippine Postal Corporation issued the Rizal @ 150 Rizal :Haligi ng Bayan Commemorative Stamps in line with the 150th birth anniversary of the National Hero of the Philippines, Dr. Jose Rizal. The stamps were issued last June 19, 2011. Classified as a ‘commemorative’ kind of issue, it has a denomination of P7.00 and a quantity of 70,000 pieces each for two se-tenant pairs.

 

 

 

A souvenir sheet with a denomination of P150.00 and a quantity of 6,000 pieces is also available.

 

 

Featured in the souvenir sheet are Jose Rizal monuments in :

1.   Daet, Camarines Norte

2.   Guinobatan, Albay

3.   Santa Barbara, Iloilo

4.   Binan, Laguna

5.   Zamboanga, City

6.   San Fernando, Cebu

7.   Lucban, Quezon

8.   Romblon, Romblon

9.   Jinjiang City, China

10. Illinois, USA