Saturday, January 20, 2018

EFO 1962 Rizal brown

Incomplete printing of brown at top
Incomplete printing of brown at top
Thin brown line extending to the upper right margin of the stamp
Thin brown line extending to the upper right margin of the stamp
Some EFOs of the 1962 Rizal definitive.

Friday, January 19, 2018


Color shift affecting especially the karwahe at lower left of the stamp.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018


The slogan cancel on this cover was used only at MacArthur, Leyte.

Douglas MacArthur lived from 1880 to 1964.

Who was Acme Postage Stamps Collector?

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

special flight cover

This is a flight cover of the Atlas Sky Merchant DC-4 Special Flight Around Manila postmarked March 13, 1948 in Manila and backstamped Rizal City on the same day.
The former town of Pasay became Rizal City in 1947 but changed its name to Pasay City in 1950.

Monday, January 15, 2018

APO silver anniversary

For the 1975 set of two stamps marking the 25th anniversary of the APO Philatelic Society, the first day covers were cancelled at three post offices: Manila, Iloilo City and Cebu City.
Shown here is the FDC for the 5-sentimo value cancelled at the Manila Post Office.
The APO Silverpex was held at the Manila Central Post Office from November 24 to 30, 1975.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Thrift Week slogan

Here's the same slogan cancel for National Thrift Week (see July 27, 2017 post) but this time the postmark is that of Baguio City.
On a red Rizal postal card.