Stamps featuring the Veterans Federation of the Philippines
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The Philippine Postal Corporation is coming up with the 50th Anniversary of the Veterans Federation of the Philippines (VFP) stamps which will be issued on June 18, 2010. It is classified as a “Commemorative” kind of issue with a denomination of P 7.00 and quantity of 106,000 pieces.
The technical description of the 50th Anniversary of VFP stamps are as follows:
Kind of Issue:
Denomination & Quantity:
Php7.00 / 106,000 pieces
Date of Issue:
June 18, 2010
Last date of Sale:
June 17, 2011 (or as stocks allow)
40 (4 x 10)
Size of Stamp :
40 mm x 30 mm.
Litho offset (4 colors)
Amstar Company, Inc.
Jesus Alfredo Delos Santos
Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak/ Elenita San Diego
VFP logo and diorama of scenes showing the gallantry of Filipino war veterans found at the Veterans Museum in Taguig, Metro Manila.
The VFP was created by virtue of Republic Act no. 2640, entitled, “An Act to Create a Public Corporation to be known as the Veterans Federation of the Philippines, defining its powers, and for other purposes.” This law was approved by President Carlos P. Garcia on June 18, 1960 and was later amended by Batas Pambansa Blg. 35. It is the umbrella organization of veterans of the Philippine National Guard, World War II and the Korean War, their widows, and sons and daughters and is involved in looking after their welfare.
Emmanuel V. De Ocampo is currently the VFP President. Past VFP presidents include Jesus Marcos-Roces, Capt. Jose Razon, Gen. Alfonso Arellano, Gen. Dionisio S. Ojeda, Col. Simeon C. Medalla and Gen. Romeo Espino. Read more