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INDEPENDENCE DAY 2018

INDEPENDENCE DAY 2018

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a special stamp to commemorate INDEPENDENCEDAY 2018.

Kind of Issue : Special
Denomination & Quantity : P12 - - - 50,000 (1 design)
Date of Issue : June 12, 2018
Last Day of Sale : June 11, 2019
Size of Stamps : 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 : Rodine C. Teodoro
Designs : Word Kalayaan and image of a shining sun with stars around it, symbolizing the
freedom gainedbecause of the sacrifices made by Filipino revolutionary forces.


Silhouette scene of men and women in the Philippine revolution proudly waving the Filipino flag and native bolos
used to fight colonial forces.June 12, 1898 is one of the most significant dates in Philippine history. It
celebrates the Nation’s independence from decades of Spanish rule. Philippine independence was formally proclaimed
on June 12, 1898 with the reading of the Proclamation of independence in Kawit, Cavite. The Proclamation was
prepared and read by AmbrosioRianzares Bautista and was signed by 98 delegates, including General Emilio Aguinaldo.
This year’s theme is “PagbabagongIpinaglaban, Alay saMasaganangKinabukasan.”