Sunday, February 17, 2013

1960 Quezon 1c Definitive

A 1c definitive stamp featuring Manuel Quezon was issued on November 15, 1960, the 25th anniversary of the inauguration of the Commonwealth and its first president Manuel Quezon.

November 15, 1935

Quezon Memorial

The Manuel Quezon Monument, located in Quezon City, consists of a tower with three vertical pylons, representing the three geographic regions of the Philippines. Beneath the tower is a gallery and Quezon's tomb. The 1c definitive stamp shows the Quezon memorial in the background.

First Day of Issue Cancellation

An image of the Quezon Memorial is included in the first day of issue cancellation.

First Day Covers