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RP Issues of 1947

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1947, July 4.  Philippine Republic First Anniversary

Featuring President Manuel Roxas Oath Taking

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

Singles, Sheets of 25

                     

       

    4c  Roxas 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 PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE

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.


 

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