Archive for the ‘Philippines’ Category
The attached mini-sheet was issued on 14 April 2010; it commemorates the 50th anniversary of the International Rice Research Institute.
Gero sent me this beautiful cover from the Philippines, thank you! It was posted in Lucena City on June 21 and arrived on June 28, 2012.
The attached mini-sheet was issued on November 10, 2011, and commemorates the Day of the Galleon Festival (Día de Galeón), which celebrates the maritime importance of the Manila galleons, which linked the Philippines to Mexico and Spain. More info can be found here.
See also: #575 Philippines 12/03/06
Thank you, Gero, for sending this beautiful cover from the Philippines! It was posted in Lucena City on March 6 and arrived on March 15, 2012.
The 2011 mini-sheet commemorates the Philippine endemic frogs Gliding Tree Frog (Rhacophorus pardalis), Luzon Fanged Frog (Limnonectes macrocephalus), Northern Luzon Tree-Hole Frog (Kaloula kalingensis), Taylor’s Igorot Frog (Sanguirana igorota), and Mary Inger’s Wart Frog (Ingerana mariae). The stamps were issued on December 15, 2011.
On the back there are six stamps attached: The left one is part of a set, which commemorates the 150th birthday of José Rizal (1861-1896). It was issued on June 19, 2011. The stamp depicts the 7p 1935 Rizal Stamp and the Rizal Monument in Guinobatan, Albay.
The right stamps were issued on October 17, 2011. They depict the Picasso Trigger Fish (Rhinecanthus aculeatus).
It was posted on September 20 and arrived on September 27, 2010.
The attached stamps and mini-sheet commemorate the “300 Years of Devotion to Our Lady of Peñafrancia 1710-2010″ (issued September 8, 2010).
Three of the attached stamps are part of the 2006 lighthouse set, which They depict the lighthouses Faro de Punta Bugui in Aroroy and Faro de Isla Corregidor in Cavite. The fourth stamp commemorates Philippines 11th president Corazon C. Aquino (1933-2009).
In November I received this really nice cover from Jun Tato, thank you very much! It was posted in Quezon City on November 11.
Myron sent me this beautiful FDC from the Philippines, thank you! I hope you are well and the storm missed you and your family!
The FDC was issued on June 30, 2009. It has attached four stamps (two different topics), which commemorate the 400th anniversary of the foundation of Baler by Franciscan Missionaries.
Thank you, Pauline, for this beautiful cover with 2007 mini-sheet, which commemorates the 60th anniversary of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. The two stamps of this mini-sheet depict a cuttle fish, the bigfin reef squid (Sepioteuthis lessoniana), and the sacol green (Kappaphycus sp.).