Republic of the Philippines - Stamps & Postal History

RP Issues of 2017











2017, May 8.  National Heritage Month:  Philippine Sunsets

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

Se-tenant Blocks of 4, or, Se-tenant Strips of 4, Miniature Sheets of  16; Souvenir Sheets of Four







Se-tenant Blocks of Four  (25,600)

12p  Sunset, Ilocos Norte

12p  Sunset, Pangasinan

12p  Sunset, Batanes

12p  Sunset, Cebu


Miniature Sheets of 16  (6,400)


100p Souvenir Sheets on Four  (5,000)

25p  Sunset, Manila

25p  Sunset, Camiguin

25p  Sunset, Zambales

25p  Sunset, Zamboanga


Note:  Due to spot laminations on souvenir sheets, the stamp values on each stamp of the souvenir sheets were raised to 25p in contrast with the four individual stamps on the se-tenant B/4 with values of 12p (single domestic rate) only, having NO spot laminations.


First Day Covers:  Manila



Official FDCs depict Quezon City Sunset (Stamps), Banaue Sunset (Souvenir Sheet)





  • Nature / Sunsets



Articles by Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak

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Issues of 2017