6. Valentine's Day
Amstar Company, Inc. Perf. 14.
Se-tenant pairs, Sheets of 40,
Sheets of Ten
Se-tenant Pairs (50,000)
Roses Inside Heart
Cupid Aiming at Two Hearts
70p Souvenir Sheets of 10 (5,000) (Priced at P100)
Designer: Corazon T. Loza
Design Coordinator: Dr. Ngo Tiong
Layout Artist: Robinson C. Cruza
First Day Covers: Manila
VALENTINE'S DAY 2008
Issued in celebration of Valentine's
Day. According to church legend, St. Valentine was a
priest near Rome in about the year 270 AD. During that time,
Roman Emperor Claudius II issued a decree forbidding marriage.
St. Valentine saw the trauma of young lovers, so he met them in a
secret place and joined them in the sacrament of holy matrimony.
When Emperor Claudius learned about it, St. Valentine was arrested
Valentine's Day is a holiday celebrated
every February 14. It is the traditional day on which loved
ones express their love for each other by sending Valentine's card,
flowers, chocolates, and other expression of love. Although
mostly associated with lovers, it now includes everybody you love -
parents, brothers and sisters, friends, teachers, etc....
Modern Valentine symbols include the heart-shaped outline and the
figure of .the winged Cupid.