Saturday, November 18, 2017

Jeepney

New Issue alert:

EVOLUTION OF THE PHILIPPINE JEEPNEY

Kind of Issue : Special
Denomination & Quantity : P 12 ( 4 Designs)- - - 102,400
Date of Issue : November 4, 2017
Last Day of Sale : November 3, 2018
Size of Stamps : 40mm x 30mm 
Sheet Composition : 16 (4 x 4) 
Perforation : 14
Printing Process : LItho-Offset (4 colors)
Embellishment : Luminous Ink
Paper : Imported Unwatermarked
Printer : Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer : Rodine C. Teodoro
Designs : 1943 Willy’s Jeep, 1945 Transformed Jeep, Decorated Jeepney, 
and Modern Jumbo Jeep.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Year of Rooster with Aseanpex logo

New Issue alert:

2017 YEAR OF THE ROOSTER WITH ASEANPEX LOGO

Kind of Issue :Special
Denomination & Quantity : P250 - - - 5,000
Date of Issue :November 05, 2017
Last Day of Sale : November 04, 2018
Size of Souvenir Sheet : 140mm x 96mm
SIZE OF STAMP 
Monkey : 40.5mm x 30mm
Rooster : 51mm x 40mm
Dog : 40.5mm x 30mm 
Special Embellishment : 3D Emboss with Goldhotstamp
(Rooster), Silver hotstamp(Monkey), 
and Bronze hotstamp (Dog)
Perforation : 14
Printing Process : Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper : Imported Unwatermarked
Printer : Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited 
Designer : Rodine C. Teodoro 
Designs : At the lower middle portion of the souvenir sheet features 
the Chinese New Year of the Rooster with the previous 
Year of the Monkey at left, and the upcoming Year of the Dog 
at right. At the upper right corner of the souvenir sheet is 
the “ASEANPEX 2017” logo.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Philippine endemic flowers

New Issue alert:

4th Quarter Topical Issue: PHILIPPINE ENDEMIC FLOWERS

Block of Four(4) Stamps
Kind of Issue : Special 
Deno.& Quantity : P12 (4 Designs) - - - 102,400 
Date of Issue : October 16, 2017 
Last Day of Sale :October 15, 2018 
Size of Stamps : 30mm x 40mm 
Sheet Composition : Sheetlet of 16 (Se-tenant Blk/4) 
Souvenir Sheet : P 48 - - - 5,000 
Size of Souvenir Sheet : 120mm x 100mm 
Perforation : 14
Souvenir Sheet
Printing Process : Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper :Imported Unwatermarked
Printer : Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer : Ma. Aimee Cabingao
Final Artist : Victorino Z. Serevo
PHOTOGRAPHERS
All the Stamps Design : Danilo N. Tandang
OFDCE Cachet : John Rey C. Callado

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

PPN September 1988


September 1988 edition of PPN.

Contents are:

Philippines Imperfs Intended to Curb Thefts by Bill Gramaud (USPI era)
An Introduction to the 1925 'Lambert' Imperforate Issue:Scott #340a-353a and E6a by Bill Grimaud
1900 Philippine Giros (Second of a three-part series) by Douglas K. Lehmann
Registration Handstamps of the Spanish Philippines by Don Peterson
Index of the Philippine Philatelic News Volume X 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

PPN July 1988

July 1988 edition of PPN.

On the inside front cover, the IPPS treasurer is Mario Que.

Contents are:

1899 Philippine Giros (First of a three-part series) by Douglas K. Lehmann
Legislative Palace Commemorative Issue of 1926 (Part III) by Arnold H. Warren
From the Past (illustrated is a Philippine dealer's list titled To American Collectors 1900 of Federico C. Schenkel)

Monday, November 13, 2017

PPN April 1988

April 1988 edition of PPN.

Contents are:

Specimens of the Spanish Philippines by Don Peterson
Legislative Palace Commemorative Issue of 1926 (Part II) by Arnold H. Warren
The 'Tachibana-maru' and Gunji-yubin by Fumihiko Yano

Sunday, November 12, 2017

APO auction November 2017

In just an hour and a half, this afternoon's auction sale of the APO Philatelic Society held at Manila was over. Mabilis!
 
Some 15 bidders participated, and the number of lots totalled 440, with nonphilatelic items included for numismatists and other collectors.
 
This club's auction usually is scheduled for the first Sunday of the month but because of Aseanpex 2017 it was moved today.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

PPN January 1988

January 1988 edition of PPN.

1988 IPPS officers same as previously given except the treasurer.

Contents are:

The First Month of Issue of the 1897 Surcharged Stamps by Don Peterson
Four-in-one:The 5c Green Issue of 1892 by Don Peterson
Captured Gunji-yubin from the Philippines (Part II) by Fumihiko Yano
Legislative Palace Commemorative Issue of 1926 by Arnold H. Warren
[advertisement of Irwin Siegel]
The Album Page (illustrated is a 1943 restaurant receipt with revenue stamps)

Friday, November 10, 2017

PPN September 1987

September 1987 edition of PPN.

On the inside cover, a new IPPS treasurer is named as Raymond James White.

Contents are:

First U.S. Printed IR Stamps by Douglas K. Lehman (internal revenue)
An Interesting Revenue Find by Ray L. Coughlin (USPI era)
Captured Gunji-yubin from the Philippines by Fumihiko Yano (Japanese occupation era)
Papeles Sellados Update by Douglas K. Lehman
From the Past (Philippine Philatelic Literature (continuation) by Pablo M. Esperidion)
[advertisement of Irwin Siegel]
Index of the Philippine Philatelic News Volumes VIII and IX

Thursday, November 9, 2017

PPN July 1987

July 1987 edition of PPN.

Contents are:

The Lady Unveiled by Douglas K. Lehmann (about a revenue stamp)
Official Cash Tickets by Gene Garrett (with an additional article titled Market Tickets by Nemi L. Rivera)
Philippine Stationery: More New Discoveries by Gene Garrett
[advertisement of Irwin Siegel]
From the Past (Philippine Philatelic Literature by Pablo M. Esperidion)

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

PPN April 1987

April 1987 edition of PPN.

Contents are:

Official Cash Tickets by R. C. Williams
Some Privately Overprinted Japanese Slogans on NUX1 and NUX2 by Ray L. Coughlin
A Curious Cover by Eugene A. Garrett (about a 1945 cover, with an additional article titled The Story Behind the Curious Cover by C. M. Nielsen)
Philippine Envelope Error (Sloane's Column, Sept. 23, 1944)
The 1870 Scott Issue (#39-42) Was Actually Issued in 1871 by Don Peterson
An Unlisted General Request Corner Card by Eugene A. Garrett (mailed in1920)
From the Past (Phun with the Philippines Pheast and Phamine by Robert L. Griffin)
The Album Page (illustrated is a Liberation Period cover)

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

PPN January 1987

January 1987 edition of the Philippine Philatelic News.

Contents are:

Comments on the Handstamped Victory Issues of the Philippines by R. C. Williams
San Fernando Military Station Cancels by Warren L. Zahler
Color Error Discovered on Scott #109 by Don Peterson
Unlisted (Scott) Surcharges of the 1881-1888 Period (continuation) by Don Peterson
The 'Bandholtz'  OB Officials by R. C. Williams
The 1878 '0.0625' De Peso Issue by Don J. Peterson
From the Past (about 'Philippine Two-Currency Covers')
The Album Page (illustrated is an "unusual usage" of Japanese occupation first day cover)

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Aseanpex 2017 second day


Three pictures:
How to use the philatelic passport
Cosplay on stage
DnR Collectibles booth

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Aseanpex 2017 first day


Some pictures of the first day of Aseanpex 2017:
Early birds waiting for the doors to open.
Bayanihan Dance Troupe performing during the opening program.
A member of a school stamp club (Philippine Tong Hu Institute of Lucena City) wearing her club t-shirt.

Friday, November 3, 2017

PPN September 1986

This is the September 1986 edition of the Philippine Philatelic News, official publication of the International Philippine Philatelic Society.

The editor in chief is Robert F. Yacano of Eden, New York.

On the inside cover, the 1986 IPPS officers are given:

Gustavo C. Ingles (president, Philippine Operations)
Eugene A. Garrett (president, International Operations)
Ray L. Coughlin (vice president)
Antonio Mendoza (secretary)
Mario Que (treasurer)

The purpose of PPN is stated "to publish, on a quarterly basis, original and reprinted material pertaining to the philately of the Philippines".

Contents of this particular issue:

Madrid-Manila Forgery by R. C. Williams
World War I Censorship in the Philippines -- An Update by Peter Harradine
A Mystery Philippine Revenue by Idus L. Murphree (about a USPI revenue handstamped VICTORY)
The 1925 Philippine Imperfs Overprinted 'Specimen' by R. C. Williams
Japanese Occupation --  New Discovery by Eugene A. Garrett (about a postal card with full dividing line)
Forgeries in the Victory Handstamps by R. C. Williams
Unlisted (Scott) Surcharges of the 1881-1888 Period by Don Peterson
From the Past (in memoriam of Walter Bruggman)
The Album Page (illustrated is a Free Philippines Guerrilla Postal Service cover)

Thursday, November 2, 2017

paquebot cancel 2

A very common stamp is the 1967 surcharge on the 6-sentimo Rizal definitive of 1966.
Over 50,000,000 were issued.
But just how many received a paquebot cancel is anybody's guess!

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

EFO 1978 Bonifacio Monument

Color Shift affecting Pilipinas
Red hyphen between "i" and "p" of Pilipinas
Doctor blade flaw (red vertical line at lower right)
Red hyphen between "i" and "p" of Pilipinas
EFOs of the Andres Bonifacio Monument stamp of 1978.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Manila-Legaspi RPO

A partial railway post office cancel of the Manila-Legaspi route.

This special delivery stamp must have been cancelled in Legaspi because of the NORTH below the RAILWAY POST OFFICE, otherwise if it said SOUTH it would have been cancelled in Manila.

The RPO operated in a mail car of the Philippine National Railways and served way post offices along the way.

The route up north was Manila-San Fernando (in La Union).

Monday, October 30, 2017

EFO 1989 Pagoda Sa Wawa

Double impression of the black inscriptions on this Pagoda Sa Wawa stamp issued in 1989.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

EFO 1965 overprint

Overprint shifted to the right
Overprint shifted upward
A couple of shifted overprints of the Marcos-Lopez Inauguration issue of 1965.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

EFO 1975 Civil Service Commission

The blue is shifted to the left of these 50-sentimo stamps commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Civil Service Commission.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Rizalpex

RIZALPEX 1, the 1st Rizal Philatelic Exhibition, was organized by the Region IV office of the Philippine Postal Corporation and held at Cainta, Rizal, from February 7 to 14, 2005.
 

All names listed in the program are regional officials of the post office.  
 

This piece of paper is actually made more collectible by a stamp with a slogan cancellation for the event, which also mentions Rizal Philatelic Club.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

EFO 1978 Sipa 75s

Flaw below the player's right shoe
SIPA with shadow
Color Shift causing red lines on the player's shirt, arms and right sock
Color Shift causing red lines especially on sole of player's shoe
Color Shift

Varieties of the 75-sentimo Sipa stamp of 1978.

(See also "ring flaw 3").