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2018 VALENTINE’S DAYFebruary 20, 2018
Kind of Issue : Special
Denomination & Quantity : P12 - - - 50,000
Date of Issue : February 14, 2018
Last Day of Sale : February 13, 2019
Size of Stamp : 40mm x 30mm
Sheet Composition : 40 (4 x 10)
Perforation : 14
Printing Process : Litho Offset (4 colors)
Paper : Imported Unwatermarked
Printer : Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer : Eunice Beatrix Uy Dabu
Designs : Winking boy serenading a girl holding her heart card.
The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue on February 14, 2018 a Valentine’s stamp featuring a
couple in national costumes with the winking boy serenading the Filipino way to a smiling girl
holding her heart card in acceptance.
PHLPost has been issuing Valentine’s stamp yearly to celebrate the day of hearts. It has
become a Filipino tradition, though with western origins, etched with commercial and cultural
celebrations. Valentine’s Day celebration is not only for lovers, but also for married couples,
old and young, and for singles searching for partners.