1947, July 4. Philippine Republic First Anniversary
Featuring President Manuel Roxas Oath Taking
Typographed. Philippine Bureau of Printing. Perf. 12.5,
Sheets of 25
Oath Taking - Singles (489,975)
6c Roxas Oath Taking - Singles (300,000)
16c Roxas Oath Taking - Singles (200,000)
First Day Covers: Manila + 17 Chartered
Cities & Provincial Capitals (Known printed cachets)
1947 FIRST ANNIVERSARY – PROCLAMATION OF
1947 marks the first anniversary of
the Tydings-McDuffie Act proclaiming the independence of the
Philippines from the United States of America.
Featured on the stamps is the oath taking of the first
president of the Republic, Manuel A. Roxas.