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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Philippines 2016 - The Knights of Rizal Centennial Celebration




COUNTRY: PHILIPPINES
ISSUE DATE: 19 June 2016
STAMP SIZE: 30 x 40 mm
STAMP DESIGN: Victorino Z. Serevo





The Order of the Knights of Rizal is the sole order of knighthood in the Philippines created to honor and uphold the ideals of Philippine national hero Jose Rizal. The Order was established in 1911 by Colonel Antonio C. Torres, who later served as the first Filipino chief of police of Manila.

Ranks:
Knight of Rizal KR
Knight Officer of Rizal KOR
Knight Commander of Rizal KCR
Knight Grand Officer of Rizal KGOR
Knight Grand Cross of Rizal KGCR







Stamp images thanks to PHLPOST
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