Republic of the Philippines - Stamps & Postal History


RP Issues of 1947










1947, August 19.  First Airmail Stamps, Quezon-Roosevelt

Engraved.  American Bank Note Company (ABNC).  Perf. 12

Singles, Sheets of 100


    6c  Quezon-Roosevelt (Domestic) - Singles  (600,000)

  40c  Quezon-Roosevelt (Asia) - Singles  (400,000)

  80c  Quezon-Roosevelt (USA) - Singles  (300,000)


First Day Covers:  Manila (Known printed cachets)




1947 First Airmail Stamps - Quezon-Roosevelt

The first set of stamps of the Philippines use exclusively for airmail.  Features Philippine Commonwealth President Manuel L. Quezon and U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt.



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Articles by Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak


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Issues of 1946-1949