this is in celebration of the National Stamp Collecting Month held every November.
PostOffice will release special stamps as part of this Month's activities.
there is a dying hobby of mailing postcards, greeting cards, letters through the
now traditional "snail" mail, along with this, the traditional PO boxes are rendered
|the night focused on papal stamps issed from the Phil. and the Vatican|
the latest gadgets their allowance can buy, or be an early single parent.
with the second Collectors night activity, Philpost decided that they should do this
course am the newbie here and they are my advisers.
|pictures with my collector friends|
|with Philatelist postcard collector -Jonathan Blaza, stmp dealer Isidro Tan, the well known|
Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak, philatelist, Mr. Bala, and Mr. Rod Decena
his famous controversial, Php 7,000.00 Philippine version of Scotts compiled in a 200+
page knowledge book , with action packed years of Extensive Research from books,
information gathered from his connections in Philpost.
|the book is for researchers, historians, rich plilatelist the Doctor can ship it anywhere in the world for 200.00|
or not. this book tells you. Errors on stamps , well, (back in those days) are more
frequent than we can imagine! its always surprising for me as I guess a stamp goes
through a big numbers of controls before being issued. But still, from time to time a
stamp is issued by a postal administration with an error on it..
and a big angry bird told me that.... uhmmm.. nevermind, pm me na lang!(worldpeace)
|Php 7,000 or 7200.00 ship anywhere in the world|
a good buy! for a rich philatelist its no expensive coffee table book, for the budget
concious stamp hobbyist, however, well.... theres a bootleg version of this for half the
|this 7,000.00 peso book, with 200 copies printed, shows the history of stamps from|
the first one til this yr. also it cited the errors, of Philippine Philately whether its human error
or a deliberate printing error, its all documented and shown.
with last year's collector's night. (which I failed to attend)
|the main post office lobby has been turned into a conference room with foods and guest.|
|the mirienda for the night|
|preparation of the mirienda for guest|
photo ops with media personalities Ms. Mariz Umali, with veteran philatelist, dealers, collectors.
|Speech by the President of Philpost|
|Speech by Gov. Josie Dela Cruz|
|Speech by Senator Grace Poe|
After the Speech where the awarding ceremonies, I didnt cover the actual awarding. it can be found
on my friend John's blog. he went wih Rence closer to the camera- action.
|with gov. Josie Dela Cruz|
the event/activity finished at around 8pm, with happy faces from old collector friends,
dealers, yes Isidro is all smiles. a friend left earlier because he dont feel right. all the while
I enjoyed the event, food is so-so... you wouldnt notice the food, we came there to
meet the pros, the oldies and the real collectors, to learn something from them.
to share stories, and smalltalks with fellow enthusiast. and of course, for photo ops and
autograph signing with the guest of honor.
Thank you Lawrence for the invite.
This is your LOVERBOY DENNIS signing out. till next yr.