Stamp collectors will be in for a big treat this Yuletide Season as the Philippine Postal Corporation recently came up with the Pasko 2011 stamps, which was issued last November 25, 2011. It is classified as a “Special” kind of issue of four (4) designs with a denomination of P 7.00 and quantity of 105,000 pieces.
The technical description of the Pasko 2011 stamps are as follows:
The design of said stamps were made in animated Christmas symbols showing colorful Christmas Bells, the famous Christmas flowers called “Ponsiettas”, colorful Christmas gifts, such as card, candy cane, teddy bear and other boxes wrapped in Christmas wrapper, and a colorful Christmas lantern.
The Philippine Postal Corporation (Philpost) will come up with the Christmas 2010 stamps, which will be issued on November 23, 2010. It is classified as a “Special” kind of issue of four (4) designs with a denomination of P 7.00 and quantity of 100,000 pieces.
The Belen is a traditional Filipino Christmas symbol. It is a creche or tableau representing the Nativity scene. Derived from the Spanish term for the town of Bethlehem, it depicts the infant Jesus Christ in the manger, surrounded by the Virgin Mary, St. Joseph, the shepherds, their flock, the Magi and some stable animals and angels. Belens can be seen in homes, churches, schools and even office buildings; the ones on office buildings can be extravagant, using different materials for the figures and using Christmas lights, parols, and painted background scenery.
In celebration of the Yuletide Season, the Philippine Postal Corporation (Philpost) has launched the “Pasko 2009: Filipino Christmas Carol, Ang Pasko ay Sumapit” stamps last November 18. It is classified as a “Special” kind of issue with denomination of P 7.00 and quantity of 125,000 pieces.