TOPICAL PHILIPPINES

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Thematic collections of the stamps of the Philippines from the Republic Period (1946 to the present day)

 

PEOPLE

Hundreds of people have been depicted on Philippine stamps from cooks and shoemakers to generals and Presidents

VOLCANOES

10 volcanoes have erupted in the Philippines since 1900 and there are many more that are still considered active.

CARABAO and TAMARAW

Synomonous with the Philippines; the Carabao is domesticated whereas the Tamaraw is an endangered species

SAMPAGUITA

The national flower of the Philippines

CHRISTMAS

The first Christmas Stamps were issued in 1967; the stamp designs feature many themes depicting cultural aspects of the Philippines

TRANSPORT

 

The Jeepney and Moro Vinta are forms of transport that are unique to Philippine culture

1947 PICTORIALS

 

In 1947 pictorial stamps depicting historical and scenic landmarks in the Philippines were issued. Examples of postal usage and in particular examples of business corner cards of the period are presented

COMMING SOON...

Birds

Buildings