TOPICAL PHILIPPINES

1947 Pictorials

Postal History featuring the 1947 PICTORIAL RIZAL MONUMENT (4c)

International Covers Featuring the 1947 Pictorial

to Countries other than USA

Air Mail: MANILA to SWITZERLAND, 19 June 1948

Business Corner Card FLEMING & WILLIAMSON

 to SWITZERLAND (1p38c) ?

Fleming & Williamson was a British accountancy firm based in Manila. At the time company was the second largest accountancy firm in the Philippines until 1958 when it was assumed by SyCip Gorres Velayo and Company.

Air Mail: BAGUIO to GERMNAY (BRITISH OCCUPATION ZONE), 27 February 1949

with postal slogan cancel #BPS-100 - Do Not Miss Baguio Carnival and Exposition (used 10 Feb to 9 Apr 1949)

 to GERMANY (1p44c) 

 

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

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

 

 

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

Surface Mail: MANILA to USA,  date?

Business Corner Card UNITED STATES RUBBER COMPANY

Single Surface Mail rate to USA : 8c ?

The United States Rubber Company is an American manufacture of rubber related products and was founded in 1892. In 1961 the compnay became Uniroyal Inc.

Surface Mail: MANILA to USA,  4 September 1947

Business Corner Card MANILA STAMP CO.

Single Surface Mail rate to USA : 10c ?

The Manila Stamp Company.

 

Air Mail: MANILA to USA, 16 Oct 1947

Business Cover GONZALO PUYAT & SONS INC.

Single Air Mail rate to USA : 50c for 20grams

Gonzalo Puyat & Sons Inc. is a private limited company incorporated in the Philippines in 29 December 1907 and is one of the oldest industrial conglomerates in the Philippines. Gonzalo Puyat founded the "House of Puyat", which became one of the largest furniture manufacturers of the time. The company eventually expanded to include billiard tables and bowling lanes.  Gonzalo Puyat was considered one of the first Filipino industrialists, he founded "Gonzalo Puyat and Sons" which diversified the family's holdings to include flour, lumber, vinyl and steel.

 

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: OLANGAPO, ZAMBALES to USA, 12 June 1948

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

 

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. ??

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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