Wednesday, January 2, 2013

1956 10th Anniversary of the Republic

 On 4 July 1956, U.S. Vice President Richard  Nixon joined President Ramon Magsaysay to celebrate the Philippines’ 10th and America’s 180th birthdays.  The Bureau of Posts marked the occasion with the release of a stamped envelope. The 2c Rizal envelope of 1948 was overprinted by the Philippines Bureau of Printing.

First Day of Issue Cachet

First Day Covers