Thursday, January 24, 2013

1959 Capiz Province Seal

The Province of Capiz, birthplace of former President Manuel Roxas, was honored on April 15, 1959, when the Bureau of Post released the second in a series of stamps featuring "Official Seals" of selected provinces.

The Province of  Capiz  in the western Visayas region of the Philippines, is known for capiz its mother-of-pearl shells used for interior decorating and accessories.

 Capiz shell


First Day of Issue Cachet

First Day Covers

The stamps were issued on April 15, 1959, the 11th anniversary of the death of President Manuel Roxas.