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Valentine's Day 2011 Special Stamps

The Philippine Postal Corporation (Philpost) will come up with the Valentine's Day 2011 stamps, which will be issued on January 14, 2011. It is classified as a “Special” kind of issue of two (2) designs with a denomination of P 7.00 and quantity of 70,000 pieces. The two designs feature Pheepoy, the Philpost Mascot, as he delivers non-traditional postal products like a box of chocolates and a bunch of flowers. Philpost also offers special delivery service every Valentine’s Day dubbed, “The Postman also delivers Flowers”. The designs emphasize the “caring ways” your local letter-carrier exemplifies, every time a gift item is handed to the special recipient, on a special day like Valentine’s Day. The technical description of the Valentine’s Day 2011 stamps are as follows: Kind of Issue: Special Denomination and Quantity: Php7.00 / 70,000 pieces (Se-tenant pair) Date of Issue: January 14, 2011 Last date of Sale: January 13, 2012 Sheet Composition: 40 Size: 30 mm x 40 mm Perforation: 14 Printing: Litho offset (4 colors) Paper: Imported Unwatermarked Printer: Amstar Company, Inc. Designer: Jesus Alfredo Delos Santos Design Coordinators: Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak Victorino Z. Serevo Designs : The two designs show Pheepoy, the Philpost Mascot, delivering examples of non-traditional postal products like a box of chocolates and a bunch of flowers. For several years now, Philpost offers special delivery service every Valentine’s Day dubbed, “The Postman also delivers Flowers.” With many hearts surrounding the world, the designs emphasize the “caring ways” your local letter-carrier exemplifies, every time a gift item is handed to the special recipient, on a special day like Valentine’s Day.