Republic of the Philippines - Stamps & Postal History


RP Issues of 2005






2005, August 19.  Taipei 2005 Stamp Exhibition

Litho Offset.  Amstar Company, Inc.  Perf. 14.

Souvenir Sheets of 4



Souvenir Sheets of 4  (10,000)

    6p  Calocochlia depressa

    6p  Cochlostyla sarcinosa

    2p  Calocochlia schadenbergi

    3p  Helicostyla pulcherrina

Note:  Souvenir sheets of the Endemic Land Snails of the Philippines re-issued with two of the stamps with different values; overprinted with Taipei ‘05 logo and “Greetings from the Philippines”.


Photographer:  Joseph Wu

Design Coordinator:  Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak

Designs:  From the collection of Victor Dan


First Day Covers:  Manila



2005 Taipei Stamp Exhibition

Souvenir Sheets issued to publicize Philpost participation at Taipei 2005, the 18th Asian International Stamp Exhibition. The  exhibition was held at the Taipei World Trade Center, Taiwan, Republic of China, from August 19 to 24, 2005. The show was organized under the patronage of the Federation of Inter-Asian Philately (FIAP) by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council Chung Post, the Chinese Taipei Philatelic Federation and the Tourism Bereau.

Souvenir Sheets of the Endemic Land Snails of the Philippines re-issued with additional inscriptions in red:

On the Souvenir Sheets:

Calocochlia depressa - Davao; very rare, 2"

Cochlostyla sarcinosa - Negros Oriental; very rare, 2 1/4"

Calocochlia schadenbergi - Mountain Province; very rare, 2"

Helicostyla pulcherrina - Cagayan; very rare, 1 1/2"




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Issues of 2005