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#627 Philippines 11/05/06

philippines-110506This wonderful cover from the Philippines was sent by Myron, thanks a lot! It was posted in Ayala Alabang suburb of Muntinlupa on May 6 and arrived on May 13, 2011.

The attached mini-sheet was issued on 14 April 2010; it commemorates the 50th anniversary of the International Rice Research Institute.

See also:
#322 Philippines 10/03/15
#183 Philippines 09/06/30

#589 Philippines 12/06/21

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

#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).

#437 Philippines 10/09/20

John Paul sent me this beautiful cover from the Philippines, thank you very much!

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).

#405 Philippines 10/04/23

Jun sent me this nice cover from the Philippines, thank you very much!

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).

#322 Philippines 10/03/15

Thank you, Myron, for sending me this nice cover from the Philippines!

The cover was posted in Manila on March 15, 2010.

The attached stamps were issued on December 1, 2009. They commemorate the Chinese Year of the Tiger.

#260 Philippines 09/11/11

In November I received this really nice cover from Jun Tato, thank you very much! It was posted in Quezon City on November 11.

The se-tenant 2007 stamps depict the mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), green-winged teal (Anas carolinensis), tufted duck (Aythya fuligula), and Cotton Pygmy Goose (Nettapus coromandelianu).

#183 Philippines 09/06/30

Philippines 090630Myron 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.

Philippines 09/01/22

philippines-090122My first cover from the Philippines, posted in Cebu on January 22, 2009.

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.).

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