Liwasang Bonifacio, Ermita , Manila-Philippines
A special glittery stamp featuring Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach will be released this month, the Philippine Postal Corp. (PHLPost) said yesterday.
Assistant postmaster general Mr. Luis Carlos said by issuing the Pia Wurtzbach stamp, PHLPost “gives honor to another Filipina who brought honor to the country.”
proposed stamp design – the ordinary one is 3.5x 5cm
The request is for the Miss Universe 2015- Pia Alonso Wurtzbach stamp to have a tactile glittery finish. The glitters would be limited to her crown
The PHLPOST stamp advisory committee members also planning to have the souvenir stamp embossed, adding they created a glitter of diamond design for the background.
For this special stamp, PHLPost will use the official photo provided by the Miss Universe Organization through the Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc.
The photograph was taken after Pia was crowned Miss Universe during the beauty pageant.
The post office will issue 101,000 pieces of the stamps worth P15 apiece, and 8,000 pieces of souvenir sheets worth P40 each. It will issue two official first day cover designs, which will be sold for P26 and P54 each. A 12% VAT will be added to the souvenir sheet and First Day Cover.
There was a big talk about this issuance among stamp collectors and beauty queen memorabilia collectors for the issuance of such special stamps. Please visit the link :Miss Universe 2015 special stamp