New stamp collection features PH Presidential cars

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Aug 07 2018 01:11 PM

MANILA – The iconic cars of the country’s Presidents come alive in the latest stamp collection of the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost).

The new set of stamps features Emilio Aguinaldo’s 1924 Packard Single-6 Touring; Manuel L. Quezon’s 1937 Airflow Custom Imperial, model CW limousine; Jose P. Laurel’s Packard Custom Super Eight: One Eighty Limousine; Elpidio Quirino’s 1953 Chrysler Crown Imperial Limousine; Ramon Magsaysay’s 1955 Cadillac Series 75-23; Ferdinand Marcos’ 1980 Lincoln Continental Mark VI Signature Series; Corazon Aquino’s Mercedes-Benz 500 SEL; Fidel V. Ramos’ Mercedes-Benz 500 SEL Guard; Joseph Estrada’s Mercedes-Benz S600; and Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s Mercedes-Benz S600 Limousine V140.

It will be released on August 10 during the 2018 History Con at the World Trade Center in Pasay City.

“In coordination with the National Historical Commission of the Philippines, we want all Filipinos to appreciate the historical significance of these Presidential cars and in the lives of our former heads of state through these wonderful pieces of postage stamps,” postmaster general Joel Otarra said in a statement. 

PHLPost has printed 8,000 copies of the Presidental cars stamps with a denomination of P12 each. 

Here’s a look:

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