Friday, April 28, 2017

EFO 1990 Great Filipinos C

Extra stroke on "l" of Tolentino and doubled left eye
Extra stroke on "l" of Tolentino and blurred left eye
Extra stroke on "R" of Recto
Doubled left eye and extra eyebrow of Tolentino
Extra stroke on "l" of Tolentino and blurred left eye
Extra stroke on "l" of Tolentino and blurred left eye
And more printing flaws of the 1990 Great Filipinos definitives as described in each caption.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

EFO 1990 Great Filipinos B

"Stick" piercing left eye of Bernabe
Color Shift (noticeable on Recto's hair, eyes and eyebrows)
"Dot" on Bernabe's left eye
"Stick" piercing left eye of Bernabe and blurred left eye of Tolentino

Color Shift affecting laurel
More printing flaws of the 1990 Great Filipinos definitives as described in each caption.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

EFO 1990 Great Filipinos A

Flaw on left eye of Bernabe (strips of 5 in a marginal block of 20)
Extra stroke on "l" of Tolentino
Doubled left eye and eyebrow of Tolentino
Extra stroke on "l" of Tolentino, Flaw on left eye of Bernabe
Extra stroke on "l" of Tolentino
Doubled eye wires of Gonzalez's eyeglasses and doubled eyebrows of Recto
Doubled eye wires of Gonzalez's eyeglasses
Doubled eye wires of Gonzalez's eyeglasses
Doubled eye wires of Gonzalez's eyeglasses
Some printing flaws of the 1990 Great Filipinos definitives as described in each caption.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Olympic medalists

New Issue alert:

PHILIPPINE OLYMPIC SILVER MEDALISTS.

Kind of Issue : Special
Denomination & Quantity : P12 - - - 103,500
Souvenir Sheet : P55 - - - 6,000
Date of Issue : April 23, 2017
Last Day of Sale :April 22, 2018
Size of Stamps : 30mm x40mm
Size of Souvenir Sheet : 120mm x 70mm
Sheet Composition : Miniature sheet of 9(3 x 3)Strip of 3
Perforation :14
Printing Process : Litho-Offset (4 Colors)
Paper : ImportedUnwatermarked
Printer : Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer :Eunice Beatrix UyDabu
Design : Photos of the three Filipino Olympic Silver Medalists.

Philippine Popular Fruits -- Group No. IV

New Issue alert:

Philippine Popular Fruits – Group No. IV



Kind of Issue : Definitive
Denomination & Quantity : P 34 - - - 900,000
P45 - - - 4,000,000
Date of Issue : April 18, 2017
Size of Stamps : 25mm x 25mm
Sheet Composition : 100on
Perforation :13.5
Printing Process : Litho Offset (4 colors)
Paper : Imported Unwatermarked
Printer : Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer :Rodine C. Teodoro
Designs :Provided by Philippine Postal Corporation 

EFO Mt. Pinatubo Fund P1 -B

Broken 2 of 1992
Color Shift affecting the animals
A couple of EFOs here, as described in each caption.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

FSCC auction April 2017

Some 40 collectors participated in today's auction sale of the Filipinas Stamp Collectors' Club held at the Philpost lobby.

There were some new faces around. Bidding was good and many went home happy with the lots they won. 

Of the 512 philatelic and nonphilatelic lots listed, the following were the Philippine philatelic lots (not counting items with insufficient descriptions):

Spanish era
Papel sellado 1888-89 Old Man With Child
Papel sellado 1890-91 Lady With Mirror & Guitar
Papel sellado 1892-93 25c de peso Headboard w/serial #
Papel sellado 1896-97 Two Children
Papel sellado 1898-99 Lady With Sword & Scale

USPI/Commonwealth
1926 FDC Legislative stamp A
1926 FDC Legislative stamp B
1926 FDC Legislative stamp C
1926 FDC Legislative stamp D
1926 FDC Legislative stamp E
1926 FDC Legislative 2c + 20c on Rizal 2c envelope
1926 registered cover Laoag-Manila
1926 FFC Aparri-Manila w/signatures of Spanish aviators
1926 FFC Aparri-Manila
1927 cover w/Fondo Benefico Espanol label
1927 cover Manila-Amoy w/2pcs Fondo Benefico Espanol label
1927 FFC Manila-Iloilo via sea plane
1927 FFC Cebu-Manila via sea plane
1927 First Flight Manila-Cebu on HK UPU postal card
1927 postal card 2 pcs
1928 FFC Manila-San Jose
1928 FFC San Jose-Manila
1928 FFC Manila-Zamboanga
1928 FFC Zamboanga-Manila
1941 Rizal OB 20 pcs mint
1945 1st Anniv D-Day Oct 20 on victory postal card Tacloban
FDCs 11 pcs
Victory cover airmail Zamboanga City to Manila
Victory FDC
Victory FDC 2 pcs

Japanese occupation
1944 postally used cover Feb 18 Chinese Association of Book Dealers
FDCs 14 pcs
FDCs 2 pcs A
FDCs 2 pcs B

Republic mint
1985 Horses ss
1991 Basketball Centennial ss
1991 Asia-Pacific Jamboree ss
1993-1995 album of stamps & ss
1993 Fishes ss
1994 Naphilcon ovpt on Corals ss
1995 Year of the Rat perf ss
1995 Year of the Rat imperf ss
1996 Aquarium Fishes
1996 Aquarium Fishes ss
1996 Fishes ss
1996 Cattleyas ss
1996 University of the East B/4
1998 Bonsai se-tenant B/8
1998 Century of Friendship strip of 3
1998 Philippine Postal Service sheetlet 4 sets
1999 Philippine Bible Society B/4
2000s 10 diff
2002 Pasko set
2004 NSCM
2004 Philippine-Chinese Chamber of Commerce sheetlet
2004 Owl WWF (West Visayan Hawk Owl)
2004 Owl WWF (Philippine Eagle Owl) ss
2005 Owl WWF (Negros Scoop Owl) ss
2007 Ducks ss
2010 LRTA ss
Ausipex imperf ss w/slight stain
KKK 3 diff issues (6 pcs)
Philippine Development + Circumnavigation strips
De La Rama + Vatican ss
Boxer Codex B/4 + Calungsod ss
Mexico & China DiplomaticRelations ss
Lot of ss

Republic specimens
2005 Shells 2 diff B/4
2005 NSCM set
2007 Asean, Modern Architectural Structures sheetlet of 10
2007 100th Year Scouting 2v
2007 Juan Luna Painting 4v
2007 Social Security System stamps & ss
2007 Rare Flowers of the Philippines ss
2007 Butterflies B/10
2007 Birds (Pigeons) B/10
2007 BFAR ss
2007 Rare Flowers of the Philippines sheet of 8
2007 Wild Ducks B/4
2007 Wild Ducks ss
2007 Wild Ducks ovptd Bangkok Exhibit ss
2007 Postal Service, Manila Central Post Office set
2008 Birds B/10 & B/4 14 diff
2008 Xavier University set
2008 DBP B/4
2015 60th Anniv United Nations ss
Development Bank of the Philippines ss
Magsaysay, Ortega, CEU
50 Years RP-Japan, Rizal 2v
The People’s Champ Pacquiao ss
Jaime Cardinal Sin stamp & ss

Republic souvenir albums
1954 Marian Year
1961 Cooperative Economic Development
1969 Jose Rizal College
1970 Shells
1971 PATA
1972 Asia Electronics Conference
1972 Gastroenterology
1987 Manila Hotel

Republic FDCs
1940s 30 pcs
1947 Ecafe perf set cancelled Quezon City
1947 Ecafe perf set cancelled Baguio City
1948 3rd Anniv Entry of American Forces cancelled Zamboanga City
1950s 45 pcs
1956 Feast of the Sacred Heart
1958 Golden Jubilee UP cancelled University of the Philippines
1960s 45 pcs
1970s 35 pcs
1972 Evolution of Philippine Flag
1979 Animals B/4 set 6 pcs
1979 Cats & Dogs B/4 set 6 pcs
1980s 40 pcs
1980 MacArthur set cancelled Corregidor Island
1982 B/4s 41 pcs
1985 Fonacier
1990s 29 pcs
1990 White Cane Safety Day
1993 1st Asean Jamboree set & ss
1994 Leyte Gulf Landings
1994 Endemic Philippine Mammals ss
1994 Miss Universe Philippines ss
1995 400th Year of 4 Dioceses
Lorenzo Ruiz 2 pcs
Assorted Rizaliana
12 diff

Republic covers
1949 slogan cover 4 pcs
1950 slogan cover 11 pcs
1957 commercial cover to USA tied w/UST stamp
1975 FFC Manila-Tacloban Inter-Island Pioneer Airmail Exhibition
1975 FFC Manila-Kalibo Aklan Inter-Island Pioneer
1975 Manila-Cebu City Inter-Island Pioneer
1993 slogan cover The People’s and Nation’s Railroad
Rizal postal cards 10 diff
Rizal postal cards 10 diff w/slogan cancels
50th Anniv FFC Silay-Negros Occidental Jan 20, 1926
Covers 10 diff

Miscellaneous
Philippines used commems & definitives etc on 40 pages
Philippines used commems on 40 pages
1 sheet TB seals Philippine Revolution

Friday, April 21, 2017

EFO Mt. Pinatubo Fund 25c

Shifted colors on a 25-centavo Mt. Pinatubo Fund stamp: Pink to the left, black upward.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

EFO 1992 Roxas definitive

White splotches on face
Ring flaw on Roxas's right eyebrow
Flaw on Roxas's right eye (bottom stamp)
The 1992 Roxas definitive has some printing flaws, too.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

EFO 1991 Paras definitive

Normal Copy
Wavy hairline across nose
Wavy hairline across nose
Wavy hairline across nose, extra stroke on P of P1
Wavy hairline across nose, extra stroke on P and short 1 in P1
Wavy hairline across nose
Wavy hairline across nose
Wavy hairline across nose
Hairline across nose
Wavy hairline across nose
Some printing flaws of the 1991 Paras definitive as described in each caption.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

EFO 1991 Kalaw definitive

Normal Copy
Black eyes
Blurred
A couple of color shifts causing blurred eyes of this 1991 definitive picturing Maximo Kalaw.