TOPICAL PHILIPPINES

1947 Pictorials

Postal History featuring the 1947 PICTORIAL SANTA LUCIA GATE (16c)

International Covers Featuring the 1947 Pictorial

to Countries other than USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Air Mail: MANILA to Bankok, THAILAND, 24 September 1947

Business Corner Card Cover: CONNELL BROS. CO. (PHILIPPINES)

 to Thailand (1p 18c) 

The Connell Brothers Company was formed by two brothers when they set sail to Hong Kong to solve a customer's problem. They later expanded to the Philippines (and Japan and China). The copnay imported well known goods such as Carnation condensed milk. In 1931 the compnay became a subsidary of Wilbur-Elis company but retained its name.  Following World War II operations resumed with the compnay providing canned goods, construction materials, heavy equipment, industrial chemicals, plastics, pharamceuticals, textiles and a wealth of other products. In 2019 the company rebranded to a new name "Connell" and still operates in the Philippines.

Air Mail: CEBU CITY to JYLLAND, DENMARK, 1 August 1947

Business Corner Card Cover: ABOITZ & CO., INC.

to Denmark (1p38c - 2c on rear)

The Aboitiz & Company (ACO) was founded by Paulino Aboitiz in the late 1800s as an abaca trading and general merchandise business in Ormoc, Leyte and later ventured into inter-island shipping to transport its goods across the Visayas. It was formally incorporated in 1920. The company has since expanded their business to include maritime transport, industry and machinery, power generation and distribution, real estate, marketing, and manufacturing and serves as the private holding company of the Aboitiz family today.

Air Mail: MANILA to DENMARK, 5 January 1949

 Tripple Air Mail rate to DENMARK : 80c for 15gms plus 30c for each additional 15gms (1p 40c) 

 

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

Air Mail: CEBU CITY to USA, 4 March 1948

Business Corner Card:  COLEGIO DE SAN CARLOS, Commercial Cover

Single Air Mail rate to USA : 80c for 15grams (new rate applied early ?)

The Colegio de San Carlos traces it's  roots back to 1783 when the Bishop Mateo de Arevalo initiated the opening of the Colegio-Seminario de San Carlos in Cebu. In 1924, San Carlos split into two under a Vatican decree that seminaries should only be for priestly training and the the Colegio de San Carlos moved to P. Del Rosario St. During the Second World War led to the interuption of courses in 1941 as several buildings were damage but was reopened over the course of 1945 and 1946. In 1948 the college was granted University status and was renamed University of San Carlos. Today it is a private Catholic research university adminisrtered by the Society of the Divine World missionaries.

 

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, 22 May 1948

Single Air Mail rate to USA : 80c for 15grams (58c underpaid by 28c) with corresponding "Forwarded / Postage Due 28 Cts" boxed handstamp on top left, with corresponding US postage due stamps affixed. (Scarce cover)

Air Mail: MANILA to USA, 3 June 1948

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

Air Mail: MANILA to USA, 22 January 1949

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

 

Air Mail: MANILA to USA, 26 January 1949

Business Corner Card Commercial Cover: PAN AMERICAN INDENT CO., INC.

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

 

 

Air Mail: MANILA to USA, 14 February 1949

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

 

Air Mail: MANILA to USA, 16 March 1949

Business Corner Card Commercial Cover: A LANDAHL & CO INC

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

Air Mail: CEBU CITY to USA, 30 March 1949

Business Corner Card: T. S. PAULIN

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

 

Air Mail: MARIBOJOC, BOHOL to USA, 6 June 1949

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

The stamps were withdrawn from sale 26 July 1950


 

 

 

 

 

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