2018, April 16. Popular Sports (Generic/Personalized Stamps)
Litho Offset, Amstar Printing Company, Inc.,
Se-tenant Sheets of 4 + 4 Labels, Miniature Sheets of Eight
17p x 4 - Popular Sports: Boxing,
Gymnastics, Volleyball, Tennis + 4 Labels
Miniature Sheets of Eight with
4-Different Generic Designs (1,000)
Miniature Sheets of eight with 4
Blank Labels (4,000)
Note: Priced at P150 per sheet
(Generic or Personalized); Sold only in full sheets.
Stamp Designer: Eunice Beatrix U. Dabu
First Day Covers: Manila & Vigan,
POPULAR SPORTS Generic and Personalized Miniature Sheets of
Four Stamps & Four Labels.
Issued during 2018
PalarongPambansa (National Games), an
annual multi-sport event.
This yearís event is being held from April 15-21, 2018 in
Vigan, Ilocos Sur.
Student athletes from 17 athletic associations representing the
17 regions of the Philippines competed in different sporting events
The Generic Miniature Sheet features (Stamp/Label):
BOXING (Archery Label).
Boxing is a combat sport in which two people wearing
protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined
set of time in a boxing ring. Amateur
boxing is both an Olympic and Commonwealth Games sport and is a
common fixture in most international games. It also has its own
GYMNASTICS (Cycling Label).
Gymnastic is a sport practiced by men and women that requires
balance, strength, flexibility, agility coordination, endurance and
control. The movements involved in gymnastics contribute to the
development of the arms, legs, shoulders, back, chest, and abdominal
muscle groups. Alertness, precision, daring, self-confidence and
self-discipline are mental traits that can also be developed through
VOLLEYBALL (Football Label).
Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players
are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding
a ball on the other teamís court under organized rules.
BASKETBALL (Tennis Label).
Tennis is a limited-contact sport played on a rectangular
court while most often played as a team sport with five players on
each side; three-on-three, two-on-two, and one-on-one competitions
are also common.The objective is to shoot a basketball approximately
9.4 inches (24 cm) in diameter through ahoop18 inches (46 cm) in
diameter and 10 feet (3.048 m) high that is mounted to a backboard
at each end of the court. The game was invented in 1891 by Dr. James