Republic of the Philippines - Stamps & Postal History


RP Issues of 1947










1947, November 24.  United Nations ECAFE

Typographed.  Philippine Bureau of Printing.  Perf. 12.5, Imperforates

Singles, Sheets of 50



    4c  UN Logo - Singles Perf (498,047);  Imperf  (97,900)

   6c  UN Logo - Singles Perf (299,499);  Imperf  (99,650)

 12c  UN Logo - Singles Perf (298,649);  Imperf  (97,719)


Note:  Quantities shown has taken into considerations additional printings, minus overprints & surcharges for each value.


First Day Covers:  Manila + 50 Chartered Cities & Provincial Capitals  (Known printed cachets)



Perf & Imperf Manila FDCs, One with Red Cachet instead of Blue


FDCs:  Baguio City; Cagayan, Misamis Oriental; Cavite City; Cebu City; Lipa City; Quezon City; San Pablo City



1947 United Nations ECAFE - Economic Commission in Asia and the Far East

ECAFE was established in 1947 to assist in post-WW II economic reconstruction. Its main mandate was to "initiate and participate in measures for facilitating concerted action for the economic reconstruction and development of Asia and the Far East."   His Excellency President Manuel Roxas of the Philippines opened the second session of ECAFE held in Baguio City, November 24 to December 6, 1947.



  • United Nations / Ecafe


Articles by Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak


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Issues of 1946-1949