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CYCLING

Cycling is growing in poularity in the the Philippines. Most of the stamps issued feature as cycling as a sport whereas only the 1959 semi-postal issue depict the use of bicycles for leisure and there has yet to be stamps promoting the bicucle as an environmentally friendly form of transport.

2nd Asian Cycling Championships #939 to 941, 5 Dec 1965

Air Post Semi Postal to finance the 10th Boy Scout World Jamboree and Surcharged for First Scout Philatelic Exhibition commemorating 25th anniversary of the First National Jamboree

 #CB1, 17 July 1959, and #C112e, 5 July 1979

(single and part of a se-tenant strip of 5 from a souvenir sheet)

11th Southeast Asian Games #1564, 3 Dec 1981

1984 Olympic Games #1703 and 1705c, and 1705c with blue stars and imperf, 27 Jul 1984

#1705c part of a souvenir sheet of 4 

 

Tour of Mindanao (Philippine Olympic Week) #1938, 11 Jul 1988

also imperf variety

1988 Olympic Games, #1960 and 1960 imperf, 17 Sept 1988

17th Southeast Asian Games #2251c, 1 Jul 1993

part of a se-tenant strip of 3

23rd Southeast Asian Games #2992b, 22 and 27 Nov 2005

issued as a se-tenant block of 6 plus issued on a miniatture sheet of 12. A second issue was provided as part of a miniature sheet of 10, some miniature sheets of the second issue have flag labels and some have balnk labels for personalisation undertaken by Pinoy Stamps Inc

Special Covers and Slogan Cancels

Tour of Luzon, 21 May to  7 June 1992

First Day Covers

2nd Asian Cycling Championships #939 to 941, 1965

Air Post Semi Postal to finance the 10th Boy Scout World Jamboree

 #CB1, 17 July 1959 (Makiling National Park,Laguna)

 

 #CB3a, 26 July 1959 (Makiling National Park,Laguna)

Surcharge for First Scout Philatelic Exhibition commemorating 25th anniversary of the First National Jamboree

 #C112e, 5 July 1979

11th Southeast Asian Games #1564, 1981

1984 Olympic Games #1703, 1705c and 1705c with blue stars and imperf, 1984

Tour of Mindanao (Philippine Olympic Week) #1938, 1988

 

1988 Olympic Games, #1960 and 1960 imperf, 1988

 

17th Southeast Asian Games #2251c, 1993

23rd Southeast Asian Games #2992b, 2005

Other Bits and Bobs

Plate inscriptions T205, T206 and T207

 

Transport

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Moro Vinta

Cycling

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