Year of the Rat special stamps (Photo courtesy of PhlPost)
MANILA, Jan. 21 (PIA) - To welcome the "Year of the Rat," the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) releases special stamps for the Lunar Year.
The "Year of the Rat" stamp comes with a souvenir sheet to highlight the special embellishment of "Gold Foil Stamping" to reflect the look and feel of the stamps.
PHLPost has printed some 50,000 copies of the two different colorful designs of the regular stamps which can be purchased at P12.00 and P45.00 per stamp.
In addition, PHLPost printed 4,000 copies of the limited edition souvenir sheets to be sold at P200.00 each for stamp collectors.
The special stamps, souvenir sheets and official first day covers of "New Year 2020: Year of the Rat" are 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.
For inquiries, please call PHLPost at 8527-01-08 or 8527-01-32 or follow/like the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/PilipinasPhilately/ for updates. (PHLPOST)