Colorful and vibrant stamps and first day covers were issued by the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) released new set of special commemorative stamps, souvenir sheets and official first day cover of the 2019 SEA Games.
30th SEA Games Stamps and First Day Covers
To honor our country’s athlete and the Philippine’s hosting of this year’s “30th Southeast Asian Games”,
With the games officially begun, there are fifty-six sports spread out over a total of five hundred thirty separate events, operating at venues in Clark, Subic, Metro Manila and other areas.
Local and foreign stamps enthusiast will have the chance to buy these colorful items featuring the SEA Games motto “We Win as One” and the four (designs) of sports discipline which includes weightlifting, badminton, cycling and billiards. Each stamp cost P12.
first day covers
A special limited edition souvenir sheet of stamps covering different sports events and a stamp featuring the colorful “hands” clasped in solidarity for the South East Asian (SEA) Games.
Stamps will be available at the Post Shop, Manila Central Post Office starting Monday, Dec. 2.
Stamp Design and Philatelic Bulletin
The Special Souvenir Sheet has a special die-cut embellishment to shape the silhouette of a basketball player which highlights the popularity of the sports to the Filipinos. The Price for the Special Souvenir Sheet is P67 each.
The first Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) started in 1959 and is held as a biennial event. This year there are eleven participating countries: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam and the Philippines
Each stamp bears the logo of the Philippines 2019 30th SEA Games. The SEA Games will run from 30 November until 11 December 2019. PHLPost in-house graphic artist Rodine Teodoro designed the colorful SEA Games Stamps.
Stamps, souvenir sheets and official first day covers of “Philippines 2019 30th SEA Games” will be available at the Philatelic Counter, Manila Central Post Office, all Mega Manila Post Offices, Postal Area 2, San Fernando, La Union, Postal Area 4, San Pablo, Postal Area 5, Mandaue, Postal Area 6, Iloilo, Postal Area 7, Davao, and Postal Area 8, Cagayan de Oro. Interested collectors may call Tel. 8527-01-08