Saturday, January 26, 2013

1959 Anti-TB Semi-Postals

The annual Anti-TB semi-postal stamps consisted of two sets issued on August 19, 1959.

Set 1 : Overprinted and Surcharged 1958 Quezon Institute Stamps

The Philippine Bureau of Printing overprinted the 1958 semi-postals with "HELP FIGHT T.B."  and surcharged the stamps.

First Day Covers

Set 2 : Bohol Sanatorium

The Bohol Sanatorium built in 1956 was featured on the 1959 semi-postal stamps

First Day Covers