The Philippine Stamp Collectors Society (PSCS) in cooperation with the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) invites the public to join the “PSCS Stamps Bazaar” in celebration of 2023 National Stamp Collecting Month and the 256th Anniversary of the establishment of the Philippine Postal System on November 25, 2023 (Sat.) from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM to be held at the lobby of Quezon City Central Post Office located along NIA Road in Quezon City.

Carrying the theme: “Affordable Stamps, Fun for Everyone”, stamp collectors in the Philippines will gather to reaffirm its support for the Post Office in propagating the enjoyable hobby of stamp collecting.

Open to the public, lots of raffles and fun-filled activities await those who will visit the event.

Veteran and young generations of stamp enthusiasts have proven that the popularity of stamps in everyday life of Filipinos has not disappeared even with the popularity of the internet.

“Whatever area of collecting you wish to collect; there is an enormous amount of information available to help you enjoy the hobby. The best place to start is by joining a stamp club. Online groups on messenger or viber can be reached anytime and real-time. After reaching the first step, now you can try and decide which kinds of stamps or envelopes you’d like to collect”, Melai Macasero (Prince King Seville) said in a statement.

Philately or stamp collecting has been around for over a hundred years in the country and has enticed millions of people from all over the world. Postage stamps could be likened to a miniature art collection, library or museum of world icons.

Stamps are categorized into topics such as the environment, world cultural celebrities and national heritage, landscapes or animals, sports and heroism among others.

“Good luck, and remember—enjoy yourself, because the main reason for collecting stamps is for the fun of it”, Jorge Cuyugan, President, Philippine Stamp Collectors Society said.

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