LOOK! The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) just unveiled a special stamp featuring the recently crowned 2018 Miss Universe, Catriona Gray. The colorful and well-liked photograph of the new Miss Universe in her “winning moment” is highlighted in the stamps and special souvenir sheets.
In-house Philatelic Counter graphic artist Mr. Rodine Teodoro designed the beautiful stamp with credits on the photo supplied by the Miss Universe organization.
The stamp design features Catriona Gray in her winning moment with special embellishments on the crown and the beautiful gown designed by Mark Tumang. The prominent and iconic Mayon Volcano is the penultimate inspiration behind Tumang’s creation. It also features Catriona wearing the Mikimoto crown, a pageant crown worn by previous Miss Universe title holders.
Miss Universe 2018 Ms. Catriona Gray and PHLPost Chairman of the Board Norman Fulgencio, Assistant Postmaster General Luis Carlos and Maxi Sta. Maria, Business Lines Manager unveiled the special stamp, which was designed by PHLPost in her honor.
The stamps, souvenir sheets and official First Day Covers will be available starting February 27, 2019 at the Manila Central Post Office in Liwasang Bonifacio and all the Postal Areas of the Philippine Postal Corporation.
The regular postal stamp will costs P12 while the special stamp will cost P55 with an embellished crown and lava gown.
In 2017, PHLPost issued special stamps featuring the past Filipina Miss Universe title holder that includes Miss Universe 1969 Gloria Diaz, Miss Universe 1973 Margie Moran and Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach.