Monday, November 19, 2012

1950 Junior Chamber International World Congress

Junior Chamber International (JCI) is an American-based service organization. The 5th Junior Chamber International Congress was  held in Manila from March 1-8, 1950. The Bureau of Posts issued two sets of stamps, ordinary and airmail, to commemorate the event. The air mail and ordinary sets were released on March 1, 1950 and March 3 1950, respectively.

Press Bulletin

The Stamps

Airmail Set : 30c, 50c
Date of Issue : March 1, 1950

Ordinary Set : 2c, 6c, 18c
Date of Issue : March 3, 1950


First Day of Issue Cachets

Air Mail Set Cachet

Ordinary Set Cachet

First Day Covers

Two post offices applied the first day cachets and the first day of issue canceller  : Manila Post Office and Post Office at the Manila Hotel.

Manila Post Office

Air Mail Set : March 1, 1949

Ordinary Set : March 3, 1949

Post Office at the Manila Hotel