Republic of the Philippines - Stamps & Postal History


RP Issues of 1950










1950, September 20.  Jose Rizal, National Hero, Surcharged (Provisional Issues)

Overprinted in Black, Philippine Bureau of Printing (PBP), Perf. 12

Singles, Sheets of 100


    1c on 2c  Jose Rizal Singles  (35,000,000)

   1c on 2c  Jose Rizal O.B. Singles  (8,000,000)


First Day Covers:  Manila  (Known printed cachets)





Provisional issues to be added to postage stamps to meet the newly raised postal rate of 5c.

Overprinted were the 1948 Jose Rizal 2c Rizal Definitive and Official Business (O.B.) issues.





  • Famous Filipinos / Rizal


Articles by Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak


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Issues of 1950