Philippines to release Pacquiao postage stamps

By REY DANSECO

Manny Pacquiao will be in special postage stamps in the Philippines.

The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) will be releasing special postage stamps as show of support of the agency to Pacquiao’s attempt of winning the prestigious WBC-WBA welterweight titles from unbeaten American champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.Pacquiao stamps and photo

PHLPost will release half million copies of Manny Pacquiao “Fight of the Century” Philippine postage stamps. Each stamp cost 10 Pesos each (roughly US$0.22).

According to PHLPost, the agency is set to issue 500,000 copies featuring a photo of Pacman, one of the world’s greatest athletes. About 30,000 copies of the souvenir sheet will also be released at P40 each (roughly US$0.89).

 

PHLPost featured Pacquiao in a postage stamp in 2008 in support of his bout against then WBC lightweight champion David Diaz of the United States. The Filipino won the title by 9th round knockout.

The stamps, souvenir sheets and official first day cover shall be available at the Central Post Office, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, Manila and area post offices nationwide. For inquiries, please call 527-01-08 or 527-01-32.

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