TOPICAL PHILIPPINES

1947 Pictorials

Postal History featuring the 1947 PICTORIAL JONES BRIDGE (12c)

Other stamps featuring Jones Bridge and the Post Office

International Covers Featuring the 1947 Pictorial

to Countries other than USA

Air Mail: MANILA to SWEDEN, 7 March 1949

with postal slogan cancel #BPS-101 - Philippine National Red Cross / Second Annual Fund Campaign / Feb. 15 - Mar. 15, 1949 (used 15 Feb to 15 Mar 1949)

 to SWEDEN (1p42c) 

Air Mail: BACOLOD CITY to SWITZERLAND, 4 June 1949

Business Corner Card: HIJAS de I de la RAMA & CO., INC.

 to SWITZERLAND (1p 38c) 

 

Registered Tripple Rate Surface Mail: MANILA to BRAZIL, 30 June 1949

 to BRAZIL (3 x 12c + 30c registration) 

Air Mail: MANILA to CANADA, 16 November 1950

Business Corner Card; Father Archilles de Gryse

to CANADA : 1p 40c (12c on rear)

Father Archilles de Gryse was a Belgium priest at the Catholic Mission in Cervantes, in 1950. Prior to this he had founded Saint Mary's Elementary School in Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya  in June 1928 which today is known as Saint Mary's University.

 

The single air mail rate was revised from 1 July 1954, the rate for 15grams varied for according to the destination country

 

 

 

Domestic Covers Featuring the 1947 Pictorial

The domestic air mail rate effective from 5 March 1948 was 20c for 15grams

The domestic air mail rate effective from ???  (in) 1949 was 28c for 20grams

Covers Featuring the 1947 Pictorial to USA

The single air mail rate to USA effective from 5 Jan 1947 was 80c for 15grams

The single air mail rate to USA effective from 1 September 1947 was 50c for 20grams

The single air mail rate to USA effective from 5 March 1948 was 80c for 15grams (via Philippines Air Lines only). For surface mail the rate was 12c.

The single air mail rate to USA effective from 16 March 1948 was 80c for 15grams plus 30c for each additional 15grams, plus 30c for Registration fee if required

Air Mail: CEBU CITY to USA, 15 May 194(8)?

Single Air Mail rate to USA : 80c for 15grams (88c overpaid by 8c, 4 x 4c stamps on rear)

Air Mail: MANILA to USA, 15 Feb 1949

Business Corner Card DENTAL SUPPLY CORP OF THE PHILIPPINES (DESCO).

with postal slogan cancel #BPS-117 - Philippine National Red Cross / Second Annual Fund Campaign / Feb. 15 - Mar. 15, 1949 (used 15 Feb to 15 Mar 1949)

Single Air Mail rate to USA : 80c for 15grams

Air Mail: MANILA to USA, 16 March 1949

Business Cover: A LANDAHL & CO INC

Single Air Mail rate to USA : 80c for 15grams

 

Special Delivery Air Mail Service: TUGEUGARAO, CAGAYAN to USA, 24 March 1949

Single Air Mail rate to USA : 80c for 15grams plus 40c for Special Delivery Fee

Handstamp 'Air Mail Special Delivery' and 'Fee Clained at Vallejo Calif.'

 

Registered Second Class Surface Mail: MANILA to USA, 4 November 1950

Business Corner Card; Catholic Trade School

Second Class Surface Mail rate to USA : 6c for 60grams plus 30c for Registration (36c)

Catholic Trade was founded in 1924 by the missionaries of the Society of the Divine World.  A store still exists (Catholic Trade Mania Inc.) at 1916 Oroquite, Manila which sells religious books, booklets and magazines.

 

The single air mail rate to USA effective from ??? 1951 was 90c for 15grams plus 30c for each additional 15grams

 

The single (direct service) air mail rate to USA effective from 1 July 1954 was 50c for 15grams plus 50c for each additional 15grams

The single air mail rate to USA effective from 16 September 1954 was 70c for 15grams plus 30c for each additional 15grams ?? For surface mail the rate was 18c. ??

 

The single air mail rate to USA effective from 1 January 1955 was 80c for 15grams plus 30c for each additional 15grams ?? For surface mail the rate was 20c. ??

 

Philippine Education Company postcard 2A-H409, Manila 8 August 1959

 


 

 

 

 

 

1947 Covers

4c Jose Rizal Monument

10c Andres Bonifcio Monument

12c Jones Bridge

16c Santa Lucia Gate

20c Mayon Volcano

50c Colonnade of Palm Trees

1p Colonade of Palm Trees

First Day Covers