Sunday, November 25, 2012

1950 Baguio Conference

The 1950 Baguio Conference was called by Philippine President in the hope of establishing an Asian regional organization. Australia, Ceylon, India, Pakistan and Thailand participated in the conference held at  the Mansion House, Baguio City from May 26 to 30, 1950. Although an organization was not created, the conference ended with agreement on joint action for the region.

First Day of Conference

Mansion House, May 26, 1950

Cachet and Postmark

Baguio Conference Stamps

A set of three stamps was issued  later in the year, on October 23, 1950, to mark the event.

First Day of Issue Cachet

First Day Covers