On July 4, 1947, The Bureau of Posts issued a set of three stamps (4c, 6c, 16c) to commemorate the first anniversary of the Republic of the Philippines. The stamps, produced locally by the Philippine Bureau of Printing, depict the swearing-in of Manual Roxas, first President of the Republic, on July 4, 1946.
Photograph of the swearing-in ceremony
|Artistic licence was taken by the stamp designer.|
Official First Day of Issue Cachet
First Day Covers