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YEAR OF ISSUE: 1970
SEASHELLS
                    
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     Various types of seashells are found in the bodies of waters surrounding the Philippines. One of these shells is the highly-prized "glory of the sea," which is shown above (fourth stamp, extreme right).

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YEAR OF ISSUE: 1974
TRADITIONAL CLOTHES FOR WOMEN
 
     The national dress for women in the Philippines is the baro't saya. However, there are many traditional clothes for Filipino women as shown on the 3 stamps which commemorates the centenary of the Universal Postal Union.
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YEAR OF ISSUE: 1975
FOREST CONSERVATION
 
     Forest conservation and management in the Philippines is at a critical  stage. Only remnants of the total forest area during the early 1900's remain. In order to protect the forest (and the wildlife environment), some parts of the country have been declared as protected areas. The forest is home to thousands of plant and animal species. Some of these living organisms can be found only in the Philippines.
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YEAR OF ISSUE: 1976
PHILIPPINE AIRLINES
 
     The Philippine Airlines is the official flag carrier of the Philippines, and it is the only Filipino airline which has regular international flights to various parts of the world.
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YEAR OF ISSUE: 1976
WORLD HEALTH DAY AND JOSE RIZAL
 
     The theme of the World Health Day issue of 1976 was: "Foresight prevents blindness" and the image of Jose Rizal --- national hero of the Philippines --- was utilized. Rizal was , in fact, an eye surgeon.

 
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Alex Angara Moises. Advance Thematic Collector. Philippines