Monday, October 22, 2012

The Canonization of Blessed Pedro Calungsod

To celebrate the sainthood of Cebu's first saint and the Philippines' second, the Philippine Postal Corporation (Philpost) issued the Canonization of Blessed Pedro Calungsod stamp on October 21, 2012.

This P9 stamp on stamp issue combines the design of the P5 Pedro Calungsod stamp released in the year 2000 highlighting his beatification, and the design from the souvenir sheet of the same issue depicting Marianas Island, the place of mission of the Cebuano martyr. 

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Manila Hotel, 100 Years

The Philippine Postal Corporation (Philpost) came out with a commemorative issue highlighting Manila Hotel's 100th Anniversary.

The P7 se-tenant block of 4 stamps designed by Rogelio Geronimo of the PR and Corporate Communications of Manila Hotel carry the following designs:

Stamp # 1 - Facade of Manila Hotel
Stamp # 2 - Maynila Ballroom
Stamp # 3 - MacArthur Suite
Stamp # 4 - Grand Lobby

Martha Herrera of Manila Hotel and Elenita D.L. San Diego acted as design coordinators.